Qantas said it would begin using the biofuel in flights in 18 to 24 months © Qantas
Qantas said it would begin using the biofuel in flights in 18 to 24 months © Qantas

Qantas signs deal for mustard seed biofuel

20 November 2017

A Quebec biofuels company has signed a contract to power Australia’s Qantas Airways jets with energy grown from Canadian mustard seeds.

Agrisoma Biosciences said it would supply biofuel to Qantas made from carinata seed—a non-food industrial type of mustard seed that produces oil suitable for aviation and diesel fuel.

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