CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Chromatin, Inc., a leading provider of innovative crop breeding technology, sorghum seed products and feedstocks, and Pacific Ethanol, Inc. (NASDAQ:PEIX) a leading producer of low-carbon renewable fuels in the Western U.S., announced today they have entered into a multi-year agreement to produce, deliver and use locally grown sorghum in the production of ethanol. The agreement covers up to 30,000 acres of Chromatin sorghum to be grown over multiple years and supplied to Pacific Ethanol.
“We are pleased to extend our collaboration with Pacific Ethanol, which previously confirmed that locally-grown sorghum is well-suited to ethanol production. We also welcome the opportunity to provide crop producers in California with a new market for their products by providing sorghum feedstocks that serve as an economical and energy efficient source of biofuel,” Chromatin Chief Executive Officer Daphne Preuss said. Continue reading