Wheat sampling at Vivergo plant© Vivergo Fuels
Vivergo’s decision to close its Hull bioethanol plant for “the foreseeable future” raises serious concerns for wheat growers. The £350m biofuel plant is one of two in the UK and processes up to 1.1m tonnes of feed wheat a year from farms in the North East. The demand from these two large customers, which have the potential to use between 12% and 15% of the UK’s annual wheat production, is an upward influence on wheat prices. Farmgate values in their […]
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