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Novozymes Opens  Enzyme Plant in the U.S.

9:45 AM MDT | May 30, 2012 | Lindsay Frost

Novozymes says it  has begun operations at its Blair, NE enzyme plant.  The $200 million facility produces enzymes created for existing and advanced biofuel markets The U.S. is becoming the largest market for biofuels—specifically the Midwest—with domestically made fuels reducing gas prices for consumers, according to Peder Nielsen, executive v.p. of Novozymes. The common 10% blend of biofuels in U.S. gasoline decreases pump prices by about a dollar a gallon. “We also chose the U.S. because of the huge and untapped capacity in...

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