December 17, 2013
BARBY, GermanyCargill is investing 60 million to build a new ethanol facility in Barby, Saxony Anhalt, Germany. The plant will produce premium ethanol destined for the German and European beverage, cosmetic and pharmaceutical industries.
This investment by our starches and sweeteners business will allow us to further build on our ethanol expertise in Europe, enabling us to better serve our customers throughout the region," said Frank van Lierde, executive vice president at Cargill.
The new facility will be built alongside Cargills existing wheat processing plant on the companys site in Barby. The plant will produce ethanol through state-of-the-art innovative technology by using feedstock from the adjacent wheat facility, using primarily locally grown wheat. The new plant, expected to be operational by Fall 2015, will complement Cargills existing network of ethanol facilities in the United Kingdom, The Netherlands and Poland.
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