The main goal of AGROinLOG is the demonstration of Integrated Biomass Logistic Centres (IBLC) for food and non-food products, evaluating their technical, environmental and economic feasibility.
The project is based on three agro-industries in the fodder (Spain), olive oil production (Greece) and cereal processing (Sweden) sectors that are willing to deploy new business lines in their facilities to open new markets in bio-commodities (energy, transport and manufacturing purposes) and intermediate bio-products (transport and biochemicals).
Victoria Muerza, Research Fellow, and Luca Urciuoli, Adjunct Professor, both from the MIT-Zaragoza International Logistics [...]
The Association of Renewable Energy Companies (APPA) and Biomass Union (Spain), to which Spanish Agri-food [...]
Two open days were hold on the 12th and 21st of March in Agrinio [...]
Demonstration of an IBLC inside an animal feed industry
APS is a company that specializes since 1996 in the production of forage, which is dehydrated by direct drying for making bales and pellets. The farms of the forage suppliers of APS cover a total area of approximately 2.000 hectares of crops.
Sector: Forage dehydration
New Products: Pellets for energy use and bio-composite materials
Demonstration of an IBLC inside an olive oil production industry
NUTRIA is a leading company in the Greek olive oil sector. Its products are exported worldwide. NUTRIA’s accompanied facilities include: olive oil mill, refinery, bottling plant, PET production unit, and a laboratory.
Sector: Olive Oil production
New Products: Use of olive tree prunings as a feedstock for the production of solid biofuels/biocommodities and extraction of useful chemicals from residual streams.
Demonstration of an IBLC inside a grain-milling and feed industry
Lantmännen is an agricultural cooperative rooted in Swedish farming and owned by about 29.000 farmers and processes farmland resources in a responsible manner. Lantmännen is active in all the parts of the value chain, from farmland to table.
Sector: Cereal processing
New Products: Ethanol production and products of higher value from the lignin (sulphur free bio-oil to be used as biodiesel enhancer)