Cargill’s first-of-its-kind facility in the US to process plant-based sugars, provide alternate to chemicals from fossil sources

Read the full story in Environment + Energy Leader.

The first commercial-scale, renewable bio-based BDO (butanediol) facility in the US will be built as a joint venture between Cargill and HELM. The facility will provide brands the ability to replace fossil-based chemistries with bio-based intermediates and thus reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. The two companies are investing a combined $300 million on the facility, which will be completed and operating in 2024.

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