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JBS begins construction on $34.4M biodiesel plant in Santa Catarina

JBS begins construction on $34.4M biodiesel plant in Santa Catarina

June 16, 2020 |

In Brazil, Canal Rural reports JBS announced it began construction of its new biodiesel plant last week, located in the municipality of Mafra, Santa Catarina. The plant will be operated by JBS Biodiesel, a division of JBS Novos Negócios, with an investment of $34.4 million through Seara Alimentos. The new facility, which should take about […]

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JBS to double biodiesel production with new $47.5 million facility

JBS to double biodiesel production with new $47.5 million facility

July 31, 2019 |

In Brazil, Reuters reports that meat processing giant JBS is going to invest $47.5 million in a biodiesel plant using pork and poultry fat and processing scraps from its Seara facility in Santa Catarina state. When the plant comes online in 2021, it will double the company’s biodiesel production capacity to 600 million liters annually. […]

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Brazilian biodiesel and commodities giant to list foreign assets on NYSE

Brazilian biodiesel and commodities giant to list foreign assets on NYSE

May 12, 2016 |

In New York, Brazil commodities giant JBS announced it will list on the New York Stock Exchange reflecting that acquisitions globally now mean that most of its revenues from outside the country. The company is reorganizing so that all of its international assets outside of Brazil are inside JBS Foods International, which will be listed […]

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Brazil exports 6.7 million liters of tallow biodiesel to Europe

Brazil exports 6.7 million liters of tallow biodiesel to Europe

July 2, 2014 |

In Brazil, food processing giant JBS has exported a total of 6.7 million liters of tallow-based biodiesel to Dutch fuel blender Argos Energies at an undisclosed price, though Platts reported that it was likely at a discount to soy-based Brazilian biodiesel prices. About 20% of the country’s biodiesel production comes from tallow, which is double […]

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