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Jet biofuel mass production to begin in Japan

Biotech company euglena teams with ANA to fuel green commercial flights

Japanese biotech company euglena has completed its new biofuel refinery plant in Yokohama.

TOKYO -- Japan's biotechnology company euglena is to start mass production of bio jet fuel and biodiesel out of algae and waste oil, with the aim of being the first company to fuel green commercial flights out of Japan.

The company announced the completion of its refinery plant in Yokohama on Friday. The site can produce 125 kiloliters of bio jet fuel and biodiesel per year, and it plans to raise the production capacity to 250,000 kiloliters by 2025.

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