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Cooking Oil Recycling in the US: Market Research Report

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Cooking Oil Recycling Market Research Report | Technology | Clean Technologies | Aug 2014

Recycled growth: Industry revenue will rise alongside increased biodiesel production

IBISWorld’s Cooking Oil Recycling market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Baker Commodities Baker Commodities market share
Darling International Darling International  market share
Valley Proteins Inc. Valley Proteins Inc. market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 09-14
9.1%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
3,364
Businesses
423
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Cooking Oil Recycling industry has grown very strongly over the past five years. While historically viewed as a waste product, used cooking oil has become a valuable commodity over the past decade. The industry is expected to continue to grow strongly over the five years to 2019 as the EPA's Renewable Fuel Standard requirements persist to encourage strong biodiesel production growth, which will increase the demand for used cooking oil.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Cooking Oil Recycling industry has a low level of capital intensity, with the average industry operator expected to spend $0.09 on capital for every $1.00 spent on wages. The collection and transport of cooking oil from restaurants to refining facilities involves very little capital: a small industry operator simply requires a working vehicle and a pump and barrel with which to harvest and store used cooking oil.

Capital investment in the cooking oil purification and refining process is also relatively limited, and includes such items as pressure plate systems and oil purifiers. The capital requirements to clean and reuse cooking oil, and to convert it into biodiesel, are limited enough that individuals can set up small biodiesel plants in their homes... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Cooking Oil Recycling Industry?

Companies in this industry collect cooking oil (yellow and brown grease) from restaurants and other foodservice establishments for sale to downstream markets that process this grease into biodiesel, animal feed and other products. Industry operators also process and refine the used cooking oil they collect prior to selling it to downstream markets.

Industry Products
Cooking oil collection and yellow grease processingGrease trap pumping and brown grease processing
 
Industry Activities
Used cooking oil collectionGrease trap cleaningUsed cooking oil refining


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