To find more value for the corn plant at the same time giving the investor
a good return for his/her investment.
Heron Lake BioEnergy Ethanol Plant
Plant Location: HLBE is located one mile northeast of Heron Lake on the south side of Hwy. 60.
Ethanol Production Capacity: The plant produces 59 million gallons of ethanol annually, which is sold to petroleum marketers in Minnesota and across the nation, as a clean-burning, high-octane fuel additive.
Corn Use: HLBE uses 21,000,000 bushels of corn annually.
Distillers Grains: As a co-product of ethanol production, the plant creates 160,000 tons of Distillers Dried Grains (DDGS) annually that is sold to livestock producers as a high-value nutritional supplement.
Employees: HLBE is staffed by 38 full-time employees.
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