DuBay Biofuel Plans Cheese Byproduct Processing Facility
by Molly Newman (Marshallfield News Herald) A new company will convert waste product from the cheese-making process into the very product that drives cheesemaking — food for cows.
DuBay Biofuel-Greenwood LLC was awarded a $1.9 million State Energy Program loan Thursday to build a processing facility for whey permeate, which is a cheese byproduct. The city of Greenwood likewise was awarded a $170,000 Community Development Block Grant to help fund utilities and road construction related to the project.
Alex Reyter, CEO of DuBay owner Caseus Energy LLC, said the $7.6 million project will create 28 jobs. The facility, at 810 E. Division, should be up and running by the end of 2011, he said. READ MORE