Japanese company make plans for biodiesel facility in the Philippines

Biomass Japan has selected Davao City, in the Philippines, to set up a used cooking oil-based biodiesel production facility.

The firm is currently negotiating feedstock supply contracts with major restaurants and other potential oil suppliers.

'(The company) will collect all used cooking oil from restaurants and households, filter and process this into biodiesel, which can be used by cars and generators,' Ivan Cortez, officer-in-charge, Davao City Investment Promotion Centre (DCIPC).