Pacific Ethanol begins corn oil production at Idaho plant
2:28 PM MDT | May 29, 2013 | Lindsay Frost
Pacific Ethanol (Sacramento) has begun commercial production of corn oil utilizing ICM’s (Colwich, KS) advanced oil separation system at its Magic Valley, ID, plant. “Corn oil is a high-value coproduct with multiple markets, including animal feed and biodiesel,” says Neil Koehler, president and CEO of Pacific Ethanol. “Corn oil sales at our Magic Valley plant diversifies our revenue streams, providing greater financial stability to the plant, and is expected to contribute as much as $4.5 million, or 7 cts/gal of operating income...
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