Tag: DDGs

Global sales of U.S. ethanol and DDGS moderated in September

Global sales of U.S. ethanol and DDGS moderated in September

November 7, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., U.S. ethanol exports in September slowed by 6% to 75.84 million gallons (mg). Export market share was notably concentrated, with the bulk of shipments going to just two countries. Canada remained the top destination for U.S. ethanol exports for the sixth straight month with imports of 36.2 mg, up 7%, the largest […]

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First U.S. shipment of containerized DDGS arrives in Tunisia

First U.S. shipment of containerized DDGS arrives in Tunisia

September 19, 2021 |

In Tunisia, the country received its first shipment of 1,000 metric tons of U.S. distiller’s dried grains with solubles, DDGS, in containers, with U.S. Grains Council staff there to witness its unloading and discuss future sales opportunities. DDGS are the nutrient rich co-product of dry-milled ethanol production. DDGS utilization as a feed ingredient is well […]

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Global sales of U.S. ethanol moderately recovered in June

Global sales of U.S. ethanol moderately recovered in June

August 8, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the Renewable Fuels Association reports that American exports of ethanol bounced back by 16% in June to 81.9 million gallons. Nearly three-fourths of all U.S. ethanol exports were shipped to just three countries, with Brazil and China markedly absent from the list. Exports to Canada—the U.S.’s largest customer—jumped 23% to 33.5 mg. […]

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U.S. ethanol global sales lose momentum while DDGS exports post big gains

U.S. ethanol global sales lose momentum while DDGS exports post big gains

July 11, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., American exports of ethanol fell 38% in May to 70.4 million gallons (mg), the lowest volume in a year. Nearly 80% of all U.S. ethanol exports were shipped to just four countries, with Brazil again markedly absent from the list. For the fifth consecutive month, the U.S. did not log any meaningful […]

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New app helps make grain and ethanol conversions

New app helps make grain and ethanol conversions

June 13, 2021 |

In Washington, D.C., the U.S. Grains Council’s new and improved, free grains and ethanol conversion calculator app helps customers and members quickly and conveniently convert grain data between English and metric units. The app – called the “USGC Conversion Calculator” – provides conversions for U.S. barley, corn, sorghum and related products, including distiller’s dried grains […]

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April ethanol exports fell 15% from March while DDGS exports fell 2%

April ethanol exports fell 15% from March while DDGS exports fell 2%

June 9, 2021 |

In Washington, the Renewable Fuels Association says American exports of ethanol scaled back 15% in April to 112.7 million gallons (mg). A quarter of all gallons crossed the border into Canada (27.8 mg, a 19% decline from March). Shipments to India declined 2% to 16.4 mg, and China cut its imports by 76% to 11.8 […]

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DDGS prices rise after corn futures limit up

DDGS prices rise after corn futures limit up

April 5, 2021 |

In Iowa, DTN reports that DDGS prices rose $12 in the week ending March 31 to $222 per ton thanks to corn futures limiting up on Wednesday, rising by the maximum 25 cents per bushel, on bullish corn data from the USDA. Farmers reported lower-than-expected corn planting in the March report, surprising the market with […]

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Ethanol and DDGS prices skyrocket as much of the US freezes

Ethanol and DDGS prices skyrocket as much of the US freezes

February 17, 2021 |

In Illinois, Platts reports that the extreme cold weather hitting much of the US this week is having a negative impact on ethanol production but that is countered by higher ethanol and DDGS prices. The sharp increase in natural gas prices that is seeing some ethanol producers sell natural gas back to the spot market […]

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Chinese DDGS imports plummet in April to just 84 tons

Chinese DDGS imports plummet in April to just 84 tons

May 27, 2020 |

In China, Platts reports that April imports of DDGS collapsed to almost nothing, just 84 metric tons, compared to the already modest 3,637 tons imported in March. The 98% drop from month-to-month was comparable to the 97% drop against April 2019 imports which were 3,033 tons. The value of the imports was just $63,210, one-tenth […]

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Copa and Cogeca call on EU Commission to take action on protein plant and biofuel markets

Copa and Cogeca call on EU Commission to take action on protein plant and biofuel markets

April 26, 2020 |

In Belgium, in a letter sent to the European Commission, Copa and Cogeca express their concerns about the potential consequences of the Covid-19 crisis on the vegetable oils, biodiesel, protein-rich by-products like rapeseed and sunflower meals and DDGS, and ethanol sectors. Faced with falling European production and social distancing measures in the EU and worldwide […]

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