Canadian Biomass Magazine

Biofuel demand leads to announcements of canola crush plants near Regina

April 27, 2021
By Canadian Biomass Magazine

The growing demand for biofuel has led to the recent announcement of two canola crush facilities slated for the Regina, Sask. area.

Both Cargill and Viterra have announced such projects within the past week. A University of Saskatchewan professor said locating new plants near oil refineries and distribution systems makes sense. Canola has been viewed as more of a conducive crop for biofuel than soybeans or palm oil as the latter crops are putting pressure on the Amazon and Indonesian rainforests, respectively.

Environment Canada has said Canada should be making biofuels in this country.

To read more of the story from CBC News, click here.


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