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06.20.2024

US domestic SAF generates record number of RINs in May

US domestic SAF generates record number of RINs in May

Production of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in the US domestic market set a new record in May 2024 for the generation of renewable identification numbers (RINs), it was revealed on Thursday June 20.

During May, a total of...

06.20.2024

Tight supply, limited alternatives drive packer BFT market higher

Tight supply, limited alternatives drive packer BFT market higher

Three cars of packer grade bleachable fancy tallow (BFT) traded up to 51 cents per lb Chicago on Thursday June 20. The trade followed several reports of trading done, “at higher levels, but quietly,” according to a market source.

06.20.2024

International animal fats and oils, June 20, 2024

International animal fats and oils, June 20, 2024

The European Commission has postponed its announcement of preliminary anti-dumping duties against Chinese biodiesel by one week, with the notice now expected to come out on June 28, which has raised doubts in the market about whether any measures...