Biofuels Approval Boost to Scottish Oilseeds
The SQC quality assurance scheme covers cereals and oilseed crops in Scotland and the commission’s decision means biofuels produced from crops certified under the Scottish scheme have met sustainability criteria set by Europe’s renewable energy and fuel quality directives.
That recognition allows rapeseed produced on SQC approved farms better access to the growing biofuels markets at home and abroad. Approximately 80 per cent of Scottish oilseed rape is exported, much of that destined for biofuels production. READ MORE