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

The Cooking Oil Recycling market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Baker Commodities Baker Commodities market share
Darling Ingredients Darling Ingredients market share
Valley Proteins Inc. Valley Proteins Inc. market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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

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Cooking oil collection and yellow grease processing

Known by its commodity name, yellow grease, and sometimes as “WVO” (waste vegetable oil), waste cooking oil is collected from industrial deep fryers in potato processing plants, at snack food factories, at fast food establishments and at other restaurants. Recycled cooking oil has uses that include the production of soap, animal feed, pet food and cosmetics. However, yellow grease's use as an input in the manufacturing of biodiesel has greatly expanded the collection and processing of yellow grease over the past five years. Until recently, the majority of restaurants had paid waste collection services to pick up and dispose of their yellow waste... 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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