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Biobased Chemicals

Charcoal lighter fluid goes green

by Michael McCoy
April 9, 2018 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 96, ISSUE 15

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Credit: Green Biologics

Kingsford, the leading U.S. charcoal brand, is launching a biobased charcoal lighter based on Green Biologics’ GreenFlame lighter fluid formula. GreenFlame’s main ingredient is n-butanol made from corn at Green Biologics’ fermentation facility in Little Falls, Minn. Green Biologics says its fluid offers less smoke and kerosene smell than petroleum-based fluids.

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