Abengoa Bioenergy creditors settle asset sale distributions

The bioenergy company sold ethanol plants last year and raised roughly $140 million in cash, which was claimed by lenders of the Abengoa parent in Spain as well as the unit's unsecured creditors and suppliers in the United States.

White sugar ends higher, U.S. holiday slows trade

White sugar and robusta coffee futures edged higher on Monday while London cocoa eased in thin conditions due to the closure of New York-based contracts for Presidents Day. Raw sugar, arabica coffee and New York cocoa markets will reopen…

High Fructose Corn Syrup Use Declining in U.S.

Domestic use of high fructose corn syrup continues to fall, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. A recent report by the USDA Economic Research Service says use of the sweetener has generally been in decline since 2006, despite a…

Rwanda ditches $35m biodiesel pilot project

The Rwandan government is abandoning a $35 million (€33m) biodiesel pilot project, according to a report in The East African. Officials of the National Industrial Research and Development Agency (NIRDA) told Rwanda Today that the…