However, the factory is back, and now it's producing biodiesel. Agri-Source Fuels bought the 60,000 sq. ft. factory and expects to reach full production in four months. If they succeed, they will be able to produce 120 million gallons of biodiesel per year (sorry, Texas), becoming the biggest biodiesel producer in the US. 60 of these million gallons will be sent to Mclure Oil Co., in Atlanta, GA, in charge of distributing it to 120 pumps around the Sunny state.
The big containers in the factory, which used to store 180,000 gallons of orange juice will contain soya and fish oil, as well as other source materials suitable for biodiesel manufacturing. However, the first batches are currently being made with chicken fat imported from Alabama.
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[Source: elnuevoherald.com (link is in Spanish)]