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Darling International Acquires Connecticut's Grease Recovery And Trap Collection Business

Texas Business reports: IRVING—Darling International Inc. completed the acquisition of substantially all of the assets of RVO BioPur LLC.

Headquartered in Waterbury, Connecticut, RVO BioPur provides used cooking oil collection and grease trap services to restaurants and food service establishments in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Northern New York City.

“We are pleased to add BioPur to our portfolio,” said Darling International chief executive Randall Stuewe in a prepared statement. “BioPur strengthens our existing East coast operations and expands our reach into the New England area.”

Darling International Inc. is the largest and only publicly traded provider of rendering and bakery waste recycling solutions to the nation's food industry. The company recycles beef, pork and poultry waste streams into useable ingredients such as tallow, feed-grade fats, meat and bone meal, poultry meal and hides. The company also recovers and converts used cooking oil and commercial bakery waste into valuable feed and fuel ingredients. These products are primarily sold to agricultural, pet food, leather, oleo-chemical and bio-diesel manufacturers around the world. In addition, the company provides grease trap collection services and sells used cooking oil collection equipment to restaurants.