Biodiesel Procurement in the US
This report is intended to assist buyers of biodiesel. Biodiesel is an alternative diesel fuel produced by reacting vegetable oil or animal fats with short-chain alcohols in a process called transesterification. Biodiesel can be used as a pure diesel fuel or blended with other oil-based fuel products that can be sourced from manufacturers, wholesalers and retail outlets. This report excludes other energy sources, such as diesel, gasoline, ethanol and solar power. This report also excludes other biofuels, such as bioethanol and biogas.