Farmer Hoping To Create Zero-Waste Pork Processing Plant

March 28, 2011
Missouri-based hog farmer Russ Kremer hopes to reprocess processed pork waste and turn it into biodesel to run his pork processing plant.
According to a recent report on, Russ Kremer, a Missouri-based hog farmer and leader of the Heritage Acre Foods brand is installing the United States' first 100% biodiesel-powered, zero-waste pork processing plant. His plan? Kremer intends to process Heritage Acre Foods pork then capture and reprocess the waste in a biodiesel plant. The biodesel would power the processing facility. Read more about Kremer's plan on

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