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Although the biodiesel industry has experienced tremendous growth, raw material supplies have
served as a natural brake and created a strain on margins for biodiesel producers. The surge in
commodities prices is a result of numerous factors including a weak dollar, expanding domestic
and global biofuel production capacity, low commodity stocks due to global weather situations,
increased energy and transportation costs, and the strength of global food demand.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-10-22 12:20:08
Description Although the biodiesel industry has experienced tremendous growth, raw material supplies have
served as a natural brake and created a strain on margins for biodiesel producers. The surge in
commodities prices is a result of numerous factors including a weak dollar, expanding domestic
and global biofuel production capacity, low commodity stocks due to global weather situations,
increased energy and transportation costs, and the strength of global food demand.
Classification
Resource Type
Format
Subject
Source Biodiesel Sustainability
Keyword Food, Biofuels
Selector Offley
Date Of Record Creation 2009-10-22 12:16:44
Education Level
Date Last Modified 2010-05-13 16:48:48
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-10-22 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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