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November 06, 2019 | Successful Farming

Brazil to Use More Soybeans for Biodiesel Production

In 2018, 70% of biodiesel produced had soybean oil as its source

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The Brazilian government will increase the use of biodiesel into its fuel supply, using more of the country’s soybeans domestically, reports Successful Farming.

Biodiesel use in the nations’s fuel output will increase 1% in 2020. With that increase, Brazil’s fuel will be made up of 12% biodiesel.

This amount will continue to increase to 15% until 2023.

In 2018, 70% of the biodiesel produced in Brazil had soybean oil as its source. 

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