Ben & Jerry’s Factory in the Netherlands to be Powered by Ice Cream!
Energy Brit Liggett Ben & Jerry’s Factory in the Netherlands to be Powered by Ice Cream! by Brit Liggett, 01/28/11 filed under: Green Business,Renewable Energy
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Ben & Jerry’s, the iconic American ice cream brand, has teamed up with Paques, a biotechnology company, to install a bio-digester in their Hellendoorn ice cream factory in the Netherlands. The new bio-digester will take excess food product that is wasted during the making of ice cream and turn it into power to provide energy for the factory. The bio-digester will cover 40% of the factory’s green energy requirements — will it make the ice cream 40% more delicious too?