Who knew making biodiesel could cause problems for makers of kosher foods? Well, some of the rabbis who are in charge of declaring food kosher or not, of course.
Good thing I never got into the synthetic glycerin market. Thanks to the current boom in biodiesel production, a byproduct of making biodiesel, glycerin, is currently available in massive quantities. This means that makers of synthetic glycerin (like Dow and Solvay) have found little market for their wares and glycerin prices have dropped by about two-thirds in the past five years and are still headed down. Kline & Company (of $44,000 biodiesel report fame) is setting out to discover just wh