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FutureFuel Corp.

Our Opinion

FutureFuel Corp. is on the Cruelty Free Investing list for exploiting animals because they manufacture and distribute biodiesel which is made from animal fats.

Supporting Evidence:

The company stated in the following report that they use animal fats to manufacture biodiesel.

“Biodiesel commercialization was achieved at our Batesville plant in October 2005.  Technical and operational competency developed as a supplier of specialty chemicals enabled the development of a flexible manufacturing process which can utilize a broad range of feedstock oils, including, but not limited to, soy oil, cottonseed oil, pork lard, poultry fat, crude corn oil, yellow grease, inedible tallow, choice white grease, and beef tallow.  Our Batesville plant produces biodiesel, which is sometimes referred to as B100.” (Page 4) Read the full document.

Company Description

FutureFuel Corp. develops, manufactures and markets biofuels and specialty chemicals. The company operates through two segments: Chemicals and Biofuels. The Chemicals segment manufactures a diversified list of chemical products that are sold to third party customers. It comprises two components: custom manufacturing and performance chemicals. The Biofuels segment primarily manufactures and markets biodiesel, including biodiesel blends with petrodiesel, petrodiesel with no biodiesel added, RINs, biodiesel production byproducts and the purchase and sale of other petroleum products. The company was founded by Lee E. Mikles and Paul Anthony Novelly on August 12, 2005 and is headquartered in Clayton, MO. [Source: MarketWatch]

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