In 2015-2016 the world produced about 258 million mt of meat, equivalent to 100 million tons of by-products used in different industries. Animal fat is much used in the food industry but also in Oleochemistry and Biofuel Production. Tallow in particular, is among the feedstocks used by Biodiesel and HVO Producers. Like it’s been said for UCO here, when using low grade tallow, a special pre-treatment is needed in order to meet Biodiesel and HVO specifications and protect from deterioration key parts of the plant.
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Animal Fat Treatment for Biofuels