ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (Sept. 15, 2016) — High Plains Bioenergy (HPB), a subsidiary of Seaboard Foods, announced today plans to increase its biodiesel production through the recent acquisition of a plant in St Joseph, Mo.
Operating as HPB – St. Joe Biodiesel, the plant will use regionally sourced feedstocks, and will focus on lower cloud point specifications. The plant is in production and product is available for sale by truck and rail. When the plant reaches full production capacity, it will produce 28 million gallons annually.
"The growth of the biodiesel industry over the past decade has been tremendous. With the addition of HPB Biodiesel - St Joe, we are expanding our geographical footprint and adding value to customers by offering an integrated approach to our sales and marketing paradigm," says Gene Binder, HPB director of sales and business development.
About HPB:In addition to biodiesel production, HPB operations include biogas generation through anaerobic digestion of waste water and compressed natural gas (CNG) facilities. HPB is a wholly owned subsidiary of Seaboard Foods, a division of Seaboard Corporation [NYSE: SEB]. Seaboard Corporation is comprised of a group of uniquely integrated and innovative companies with a broad global presence exceeding 25,000 employees worldwide. As an integrated food company, Seaboard Foods controls every step of raising and caring for pigs from farm operations to pork processing to produce pork. Contact Gene_Binder@hpbioenergy.com for sales inquiries.