Adoption of Higher Ethanol Blends Slow
Wed Aug 28, 2013 03:01 PM CDT

(Dow Jones) -- Limits to U.S. ethanol use are requiring ethanol companies to rely on byproducts and more efficient production to succeed, a senior executive at The Andersons Inc. (ANDE) said.

The Andersons and other ethanol producers are counting on increased use of E85, or motor fuel consisting of 85% ethanol, and E15 to boost demand over the long term, Neill McKinstray, president of The Andersons' ethanol division, said in an interview this week.

But for now, most consumers are forced to use E10, due to a lack of new fuel-pump infrastructure and opposition within the automotive industry to a ...

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