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Coshocton Grain building soybean processing plant

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Ohio-based grain company Coshocton Grain has begun construction on a new soyabean processing plant at its site in Coshocton, reported World Grain on 11 February.

EU exempts eight Argentine biodiesel producers from duties

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Eight Argentine biodiesel producers will be allowed to export to the EU without paying duties as long as they sell their product at a set minimum price, the EU Official Journal said on 12 February.

Finnish transportation fuel to be 30% biofuel by 2030

February 20, 2019

The Parliament of Finland voted on 6 February in favour of a law requiring transportation fuel to be comprised of 30% biofuel by 2030, with advanced biofuels accounting for 10% of transportation fuel by the same year.

Wastes and residues cannot supply large-scale aviation biofuel production

February 19, 2019

The limited amount of wastes and residues globally will make it impossible for airlines to avoid using virgin vegetable oils if they adopt aviation biofuel on a large scale, according to a new report from Biofuelwatch published on 11 February

Cargill invests in Hyperledger Grid

February 18, 2019

Cargill is investing its own digital engineering resources to develop Hyperledger Grid, a project which aims to streamline supply chains by using blockchain and other digital solutions.

Illegal GM rapeseed strain found at German and French farms

February 15, 2019

French and German farmers have been forced to dig up thousands of hectares of rapeseed after authorities found an illegal genetically modified (GM) strain mixed in with seeds they purchased from Bayer-Monsanto, RT reported on 8 February.

Ed Sheeran and Paul McCartney concerts to be powered by biodiesel

February 14, 2019

Local press in Argentina reported that the upcoming concerts of singers Ed Sheeran and Paul McCartney would be powered by biodiesel produced from used cooking oil, Biofuels Digest wrote on 5 February.

ENI and Pertamina in agreement for green fuel refinery

February 14, 2019

Indonesian state-owned energy company PT Pertamina said in a statement on 31 January that it has signed an agreement with Italian oil company ENI SpA to develop a green refinery in Indonesia and to process a palm oil-based fuel mixture in Italy, Reuters reports.

Turkish forces accused of stealing Syrian olives

February 13, 2019

The Turkish government has been accused of stealing olives from Syria and pressing them into oil to pass off as its own produce to EU countries, Fox News reported.

Malaysia’s B10 mandate kicks off

February 12, 2019

Full implementation of the B10 biodiesel mandate for the transport sector in Malaysia kicked off on 1 February.

Indofood withdraws from RSPO

February 11, 2019

The Indonesian food firm Indofood has withdrawn from the Rountable of Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certification scheme after recent allegations of labour violations and an audit on its palm oil plantations last summer, just-food reported 30 January.