Now that the U.S and Canada are mandating ethanol blends, there is an instant market for ethanol. But that's not enough for Iogen. They got flowers, dinner and a movie...now they want jewelry.
OTTAWA -- Canada's Iogen Corp. is the best in the world at converting plant fibre into ethanol -- today's hot alternative fuel -- but the biotechnology leader could end up building its first commercial-scale operation in the United States if Ottawa doesn't match support offered by Washington.
"Right now the United States has laid out a very attractive, five-course banquet," said Jeff Passmore, executive vice-president of Ottawa-based Iogen.
Hey Passmore, how about some mac and cheese?