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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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BestStevia and the Rest Stevia – SweeGen, Amyris and Cargill in the sweet spot

BestStevia and the Rest Stevia – SweeGen, Amyris and Cargill in the sweet spot

January 17, 2021 |

We all need some sweet stories these days but many are also starting the New Year by cutting sugar consumption with aims of losing weight or eating healthier, so here’s some sweet news from the likes of Amyris and their No Compromise sweetener, SweeGen’s Bestevia launch, and Cargill’s EverSweet – all using Reb N, Reb […]

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Cargill, IFPEN and Axens to jointly develop and scale bio-based acrylic acid

Cargill, IFPEN and Axens to jointly develop and scale bio-based acrylic acid

December 7, 2020 |

In Minnesota, Cargill, IFP Energies nouvelles (IFPEN) and Axens are joining forces to further develop and scale bio-based acrylic acid. The collaboration leverages Cargill’s experience with bio-based materials, IFPEN’s expertise in the field of catalyst and bioprocess development, and Axens’ catalyst manufacturing and industrial scale-up design process. The effort will focus on commercializing the Procter […]

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Cargill invests nearly $150M to expand biodiesel production in North Sea Port

Cargill invests nearly $150M to expand biodiesel production in North Sea Port

November 15, 2020 |

In the Netherlands, Cargill is pumping more than 125 million euros (nearly $150 million) into the construction of a new factory at its Ghent site to produce biodiesel from waste and residues. Cargill already produces biodiesel from oilseeds in Ghent at its subsidiary Bioro. This will be joined by a brand-new factory which represents a […]

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Cargill to attach large sails to vessels transporting biofuels to lower CO2 emissions

Cargill to attach large sails to vessels transporting biofuels to lower CO2 emissions

October 29, 2020 |

In Minnesota, Cargill and BAR Technologies have embarked on a strategic project with naval architect Deltamarin to bring cutting edge wind propulsion technology to commercial shipping. The project will see BAR Technology’s WindWings – large, solid wing sails that measure up to 45 meters in height – fitted to the deck of bulk cargo ships […]

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