Our ethanol production segment includes the production of ethanol, distillers grains and corn oil at 17 ethanol plants in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia. At capacity, we expect to process approximately 524 million bushels of corn per year and produce approximately 1.5 billion gallons of ethanol, 4.1 million tons of distillers grains and 340 million pounds of industrial grade corn oil, making us the second largest consolidated owner of ethanol plants in North America.
Our master limited partnership provides fuel storage and transportation services by owning, operating, developing and acquiring ethanol and fuel storage tanks, terminals, transportation assets and other related assets and businesses. The partnership’s assets include 39 ethanol storage facilities, 8 fuel terminal facilities and approximately 3,100 leased railcars.
Food and Food Ingredients
Our food and food ingredients segment includes a cattle feedlot operation with the capacity to support 73,000 head of cattle and grain storage capacity of approximately 2.8 million bushels, and Fleischmann’s Vinegar, one of the world’s largest producers of food-grade industrial vinegar.
Agribusiness and Energy Services
Our agribusiness and energy services segment includes grain procurement, with approximately 60.3 million bushels of grain storage capacity, and our commodity marketing business, which markets, sells and distributes ethanol, distillers grains and corn oil produced at our ethanol plants. We also market ethanol for a third-party producer as well as buy and sell ethanol, distillers grains, corn oil, crude oil, grain, natural gas and other commodities in various markets.