Bioethanol firm to offer fixed price grain contract

Ashbridge, Ian
July 2006
Farmers Weekly;7/7/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 1, p23
Trade Publication
The article reports on the decision of bioethanol firm Centaur Grain to offer a fixed price grain contract in a bid to secure the fuel stock needed to power a proposed bioethanol plant in Humberside, England. The average base price for wheat is at £79.25 per tonne in 2008-2009. According to Centaur's manager director Malcolm Parkinson, the agreement was open to farmers nationwide. The construction of the bioethanol plant is expected to be operational by 2008.


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