Biodiesel 2015: A year off course

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Biodiesel 2015: A year off course

It wasn’t supposed to be this way. Looking back at recent history, bad years in the biodiesel industry were always followed by good ones. Odd numbered years since 2009 were good years to be a biodiesel producer. Even numbered years? Not so much. In 2009, Congress finally closed the loophole that allowed “Splash and Dash”

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Bleachable Fancy Tallow: A Year In Review

Bleachable Fancy Tallow: A Year In Review

Many are calling 2015 the end of the commodity super-cycle as prices have returned to levels not seen since...

American Fats and Oils Association

American Fats and Oils Association

Our Animal Fats and Proteins Editor, Ryan Standard, recently spoke at the American Fats and Oils Association meeting in...

Biodiesel and Renewable Diesel Imports 26% of EMTS through August

Biodiesel and Renewable Diesel Imports 26% of EMTS through August

Biodiesel and renewable diesel imports continue to enter the U.S. market at a rapid pace. 2015 Biomass-based diesel imports...

Biodiesel Activity

Biodiesel Activity

Crude prices shot higher as OPEC forecasted large expected cuts to oil investments that will likely ease production and...

International Biodeisel Conference 2015 highlights

International Biodeisel Conference 2015 highlights

Hide Prices-ACLE

Hide Prices-ACLE

The following chart tracks BBS and NBC hide prices post ACLE from 2011 through today. Although the story has...

The Jacobsen Leather Demand Index (JLDI)

The Jacobsen Leather Demand Index (JLDI)

Demand for leather moved lower in July, which was directly reflected by the decline of hide prices. The contraction...

JLDI Index

JLDI Index

The Jacobsen derived its leather demand index by using an oscillator that captured an index from 1-100. The index...

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04.20.2021

Fats, Oils, & Fuels Webinar 4/20/21: Customer Q&A

Fats, Oils, & Fuels Webinar 4/20/21: Customer Q&A

Video shorts from the Fats, Oils, & Fuels Webinar Report Our team of Senior Analysts break down questions from the live Webinar audience during the call on Tuesday, April...

04.14.2021

Inflation Fears and Technical Buying Drive Soy Oil Higher

Inflation Fears and Technical Buying Drive Soy Oil Higher

Inflation Fears and Technical Buying Drive Soy Oil Higher

Agricultural and energy prices surged higher on Wednesday, driving soybean oil prices sharply higher. Most palm oil...

04.14.2021

Apparel & Leather Goods Supply Chain Complications Persist

Apparel & Leather Goods Supply Chain Complications Persist

The Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED) for the US industrial production index for apparel and leather goods was 62.6 points for February, down 14 percent from the prior five-year...

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