One of the earliest adopters of higher ethanol blends and biodiesel was STAR Energy FS. Jason Stauffer, manager of retail fuel marketing and business development for Manson-based STAR Energy FS, shares why they adopted biofuels blends so aggressively and how it worked out.
Why did you want to offer biofuels?
For us, wanting to offer biofuels was a no-brainer. As part of the GROWMARK system, STAR Energy FS supports rural Iowa and agriculture. So what better way for our fuel stations to support agriculture than by offering the fuels farmers help produce?