Yeasts In Ethanol Production

Yeasts have been all the buzz in 2018 as companies shift toward improving efficacy in ethanol production, ethanol cost and ethanol price. Scientists have been discussing new products aimed at increasing bioethanol yield, reducing glycerol production and yeast fermentation time, and boosting production efficiency.  Several large companies like DuPont Industrial Biosciences, DSM and Novozymes, are…

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Ethanol Price Relief Requires Further Production Cuts

The price of ethanol per gallon dropped to its lowest level in more than a decade on November 29th to $1.0928 (FOB Omaha). Based on monthly data from the USDA, the price of ethanol has even been less than the corn cost per gallon of ethanol (based on one bushel or corn yielding 2.7 gallons…

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