Green Plains Trade Group

Streamlining how our products are sold and delivered.

We implement strategic, highly efficient practices to meet world-wide needs.

Green Plains Trade Group is our in-house, fee-based marketing business. This entity plays an important role in how our products move from biorefinery to final destination. Green Plains Trade Group handles the sales, marketing and distribution of all biofuels, distillers grains and corn oil recovered at our biorefinery locations.

Through Green Plains Trade Group, we market sustainable ingredients to local, regional, national and international customers. We also purchase biofuels from independent producers for pricing arbitrage. To achieve the best price for the biofuels we market, we sell to various markets under sales agreements with integrated energy companies, retailers, traders and resellers in the United States and buyers for export to Brazil, Canada and other international markets. Under these agreements, biofuels are priced under fixed and indexed pricing arrangements.

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Efficiently delivering corn oil across the U.S. and beyond.

Our corn oil is sold primarily to biodiesel and renewable diesel manufacturers, however, it is also a valuable ingredient in the cattle and poultry markets. Corn oil is transported by truck to locations in close proximity to our biorefineries in the southeastern and midwestern regions of the United States. We also transport corn oil by rail to national markets as well as export and sold abroad.

Green Plains is a global leader in leveraging innovative technologies to make essential ingredients the world needs.

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