Tag: Cristal Union

Cristal Union sugarbeet production down 30% due to disease

Cristal Union sugarbeet production down 30% due to disease

November 5, 2020 |

In France, Reuters reports Cristal Union says it was able to offset two-thirds of its fuel ethanol losses from the COVID-19 pandemic by shifting production and sales to sanitizers. Europe’s second-largest sugar producer won’t be able to maneuver its way out of heavy losses next year, however, because the EU ban on neonic pesticides has […]

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Cristal Union says ethanol production at under 70% capacity despite pharmaceutical ethanol demand

Cristal Union says ethanol production at under 70% capacity despite pharmaceutical ethanol demand

March 23, 2020 |

In France, Reuters reports that even though demand for ethanol to produce hand sanitizers is soaring, Cristal Union says its ethanol production is still only running at two-thirds capacity. Demand for pharmaceutical ethanol is up 300% on the year thanks to COVID-19. Ethanol production at one of its facilities has switched to producing disinfectants but […]

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Cristal Union and Global Bioenergies create JV for bio-isobutane plant in France

Cristal Union and Global Bioenergies create JV for bio-isobutane plant in France

May 25, 2015 |

In France, Cristal Union and Global Bioenergies have formed IBN-One, a joint venture to build and operate the first plant in France converting renewable resources into isobutene. IBN-One is a société anonyme (limited liability corporation) with share capital of EUR1,000,000, jointly owned by Cristal Union and Global Bioenergies. Ahead of IBN-One’s formation, Global Bioenergies and […]

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