As a European pioneer in the field of bioethanol, ABF innovates and invests in circularity, also in collaboration with universities, other companies and projects. The production unit of Alco Bio Fuel Gent has state-of-the-art technologies for the use of energy and the processing of different types of grains, which limits the ecological footprint to a maximum. The main shareholder Alcogroup is an ethanol production, distribution and trading group, on a global level. Another important shareholder is Vanden Avenne Commodities, which is active in the trading, distribution and storage of grain and derivatives.