Greenfield Ethanol Chatham Plant Receives 100,000th Delivery of Corn

    CHATHAM, ON, June 7 /CNW/ - GreenField Ethanol, Canada's leading ethanol
producer, yesterday accepted its 100,000th delivery of corn to its Chatham
    Local driver Gary Johnston of Wallaceburg, Ontario arrived early
yesterday morning to deliver corn from the farm of Jim and Lorne Smith in Kent
    "Since our Chatham plant opened in 1997, GreenField Ethanol's success has
been linked with the Chatham-Kent community," said GreenField Ethanol
President and CEO Bob Gallant. "This 100,000th delivery of corn would not have
been possible without our Chatham employees and the local farms and businesses
that we work with on a daily basis, year in, year out."
    GreenField Chatham Logistics Coordinator Chris Deline estimates that
GreenField has purchased $532 million of corn for the Chatham plant during the
past ten years. That's 100,000 deliveries since 1997 at 38 metric tonnes per
    Since its inception, GreenField Ethanol's Chatham facility has produced
more than 1.2 billion litres of ethanol using 120 million bushels of corn. The
Chatham plant produces 187 million litres of ethanol per year today and turns
out a full range of ethanol products - from fuel ethanol to industrial and
beverage alcohol.
    "This milestone would not be possible without the local farmers and
everyone in the Chatham-Kent community," said Gallant.

    GreenField Ethanol, formerly Commercial Alcohols, is Canada's leading
ethanol producer. The company produces 250-million litres a year of corn-based
fuel ethanol at its plants in Chatham and Tiverton, Ontario and Varennes,
Quebec. Two more plants are under construction in Hensall and Johnstown,
Ontario, and will be operational in 2008. GreenField Ethanol will be one of
the top producers in North America with five operating plants, producing more
than 700-million litres of ethanol per year by 2008. GreenField's Ethanol is
available at more than 1,500 gas stations across Canada.

    For more information visit the GreenField Ethanol website at

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For further information:

For further information: Melanie Gruer, Director of Communications,
GreenField Ethanol, Tel: (416) 304-1700 ext 238

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