Tag: food

ABF Economics says no direct correlation between RFS and food prices

ABF Economics says no direct correlation between RFS and food prices

June 21, 2013 |

In Washington, ABF Economics has released a study that finds no direct correlation between federal biofuels mandates and increasing food prices. The study found that the rate of food price inflation has decreased since 2007, when the RFS was last devised. The National Farmers Union President Roger Johnson lauded the study, claiming that the research […]

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EU votes on food crop-based biofuels limit

EU votes on food crop-based biofuels limit

June 20, 2013 |

In the EU, the transport and international trade committees of the European commission voted to raise the food crop-based biofuels limit to 6.5% of the target of 10% of transportation fuels generated using renewable energy by 2020, against the recommendation of the commission to limit the number at 5%.The commission also proposed to take into […]

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“Navy advanced biofuels program will create 35,000 new jobs by 2020.”

“Navy advanced biofuels program will create 35,000 new jobs by 2020.”

April 18, 2013 |

Today on Twitter: MattMcGovern Navy advanced biofuels program will create 35,000 new jobs by 2020, many in rural areas. #gjgj2013 RWLWater “The price of perfection” regarding food waste. Turn price of food waste into energy? #biofuels zixri_net Carbon Neutral Energy: Taking Biofuels to the Next Level OECD: What is the future of biotechnology? Is there more to it […]

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POS Bio-Sciences upgrades to serve bio-based cosmetics, nutraceuticals, food supplement and bio-fuels industries

POS Bio-Sciences upgrades to serve bio-based cosmetics, nutraceuticals, food supplement and bio-fuels industries

December 12, 2011 |

In Canada, new solvent-recovery equipment is being installed at POS Bio- Sciences to improve its capacity to help Canadian industry and international clients bring new bio-based oil ingredients to market. POS will assist clients from the cosmetics, nutraceuticals, food supplement and biofuels industries. The federal and provincial governments each contributed $130,500 through the Canada-Saskatchewan Western […]

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Speculation identified as gas, food price driver

Speculation identified as gas, food price driver

October 18, 2011 |

In Washington, the RFA reports: “Two new reports independently concluded that speculation in the commodities market is having an unduly large effect in driving prices for goods like gasoline and food higher for all Americans.  These reports come in advance of the October 18 meeting of the Commodities Futures and Trading Commission (CFTC) to discuss […]

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