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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 | Jan 2016

Recycled growth: Industry revenue will rise alongside increased biodiesel production

IBISWorld’s Cooking Oil Recycling market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
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
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 10-15
5.8%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
4,081
Businesses
389
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 - Starting a New Business Chapter

Barriers to entry for the Cooking Oil Recycling industry are very low. Small-scale industry operators can start up a profitable business with almost no capital investment: a truck, barrel and pump are the only pieces of equipment needed to transport used cooking oil from restaurants to biodiesel manufacturers and other downstream markets. It is also still very easy to find initial sources of used cooking oil, which is found in almost all restaurants across the country. Finally, relatively little equipment is needed to purify used cooking oil and process it into primitive biodiesel, which is in fact done on a small scale in residential homes across the country... 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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