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Cargill to debut advanced biodiesel plant in Ghent, Belgium

Cargill to debut advanced biodiesel plant in Ghent, Belgium

June 20, 2022 |

In Belgium, Cargill has completed its first state-of-the-art advanced biodiesel plant in Ghent, Belgium which converts waste oils and residues into renewable fuel. The advanced biodiesel produced at the facility will be used by the maritime and trucking sectors, enabling customers to lower the carbon footprint associated with their maritime and road transport activities. The […]

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Cargill completes new advanced biodiesel plant

Cargill completes new advanced biodiesel plant

June 16, 2022 |

In Belgium, Cargill completed its first state-of-the-art advanced biodiesel plant in Ghent, Belgium which converts waste oils and residues into renewable fuel. The advanced biodiesel produced at the facility will be used by the maritime and trucking sectors. The groundbreaking project is the one of the largest waste-to-biofuel facility in Europe and Cargill’s first, employing […]

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Cargill acquires majority of Croda’s “greener” technologies for $1.03B

Cargill acquires majority of Croda’s “greener” technologies for $1.03B

January 17, 2022 |

In the UK, Cargill has reached an agreement with Croda to acquire the majority of its performance technologies and industrial chemicals business for $1.03 billion on a cash-free, debt-free basis. The investment would dramatically expand Cargill’s bioindustrial footprint to better serve industrial manufacturers searching for “greener” ingredient solutions. The transaction, which is subject to regulatory approvals, is […]

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Cargill to acquire Croda’s bioindustrial business for $1 billion

Cargill to acquire Croda’s bioindustrial business for $1 billion

December 27, 2021 |

In the UK, agribusiness giant Cargill has agreed to acquire Croda’s performance technologies and industrial chemicals for €915 million (USD$1 billion) in a deal that dramatically expands Cargill’s footprint in bioindustrial applications.  Cargill will gain nearly 1,000 employees globally, production facilities spread across Europe and Asia, and a “strong technology portfolio” that supports leading market […]

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Honey without the bee, field to foot sneakers, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of October 7th

Honey without the bee, field to foot sneakers, and more: The Digest’s Top 8 Innovations for the week of October 7th

October 6, 2021 |

Honey without the bee…we’ve covered milk without the cow and pork without the pig, seafood without the fish, and now MeliBio claims to have the world’s first bee-free honey made from fermentation. And KEEN footwear launched what it calls the industry’s first “field to foot” sneaker made using agricultural waste. In today’s Digest, these sweet […]

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Cargill to acquire Arkema’s biobased epoxides business

Cargill to acquire Arkema’s biobased epoxides business

October 4, 2021 |

In Minnesota, ag giant Cargill has announced it will acquire Arkema’s biobased epoxides business located in Blooming Prairie. The facility produces epoxides by combining soybean oil and other vegetable oils with hydrogen peroxide. The specialty epoxides are key components for Cargill’s existing portfolio of biobased plasticizers and polyols, which are used to make products such […]

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Cargill and HELM create Qore to produce bio-based intermediates

Cargill and HELM create Qore to produce bio-based intermediates

June 8, 2021 |

In Minnesota, Cargill and HELM are entering into a joint venture, Qore, to help leading brands replace fossil-based chemistries with bio-based intermediates, enabling them to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. As part of the agreement, both companies are investing a combined $300 million to build the first commercial-scale, renewable BDO facility in the U.S. Bio-based […]

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Love’s Family of Companies and Cargill launch 50/50 JV to produce and market renewable diesel

Love’s Family of Companies and Cargill launch 50/50 JV to produce and market renewable diesel

April 20, 2021 |

In Nebraska, Love’s Family of Companies, Cargill and their affiliates have entered into a unique 50/50 joint venture to produce and market renewable diesel – a green fuel experiencing strong, rising demand. The joint venture is called Heartwell Renewables and will result in the construction of a new production plant and more than 50 jobs […]

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Cargill investing $475M over five years to boost US soy crushing

Cargill investing $475M over five years to boost US soy crushing

March 8, 2021 |

In Minnesota, Reuters reports that Cargill plans to boost soybean crushing at its Cedar Rapids, Iowa and Sydney, Ohio facilities in part due to increased demand for soy oil for fuel. The Cedar Rapids facility will see an increase of 10% in crushing capacity while the Sydney facility will double with an investment of $225 […]

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Cargill and Maersk Tankers team on bunkering with eye on biofuels

Cargill and Maersk Tankers team on bunkering with eye on biofuels

February 23, 2021 |

In Switzerland, Cargill and Maersk Tankers are embarking on a strategic partnership to combine their bunker volumes, offering a new bunker procurement service to tramp shipping companies and trading houses. The initial goal is to procure bunker fuel for Cargill and Maersk Tankers’ combined fleet, while aiming to attract additional customers in the coming months. […]

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