Canadian bio fuel maker and airline sign farm-to-flight deal

Agrisoma Biosciences Inc.
November 17, 2017
By Agrisoma Biosciences Inc.
Canadian-made yellow Carinata mustard seed
Canadian-made yellow Carinata mustard seed Agrisoma Biosciences Inc.
Farmers in Australia will soon be growing a Canadian oilseed used to make bio jet fuel thanks to a new "farm-to-flight" deal between Quebec-based Agrisoma Biosciences Inc., and Qantas Airlines.

The partnership is the first of its kind in Australia and will see Agrisoma work with Australian farmers to grow the Carinata seed, a non-food, industrial type of mustard seed that produces high-quality oil ideal for renewable aviation jet fuel and renewable diesel fuel.

In 2018, Qantas will operate the world's first bio-fuel flight between the U.S. and Australia. For the full story, click here. 

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