Welcome to CropEnergies

Clean mobility – today and in the future – is CropEnergies’ business. Founded in Mannheim, Germany, in 2006, the member of the Südzucker Group is the leading European manufacturer of sustainably produced Ethanol today. With its production capacities of 1.3 Mio. m3 of ethanol per year, CropEnergies produces renewable ethanol which predominantly replaces petrol in modern production facilities in Germany, Belgium, the UK, and France. The highly efficient production facilities reduce CO2 emissions by more than 70% on average across the whole value-added chain compared to fossil fuel.
In addition to fuel alcohol, CropEnergies also produces 150,000 m3 of high-purity neutral alcohol which is used in the beverage, cosmetics, and pharmaceutical industry or for technical applications. At the same time, CropEnergies is an important producer of food and animal feed products. The raw materials which are used such as cereals and sugar beets are completely utilized. As a result, more than 1 Mio. t of high-quality protein food and animal feed products are manufactured every year out of the non-fermentable components of the raw materials.
Through advanced technology and innovation CropEnergies contributes to ensure a sustainable mobility from renewable sources today and in the future through its main product ethanol: mobility – sustainable. renewable.

Current Press Releases


Insider information publication according to section 17 MAR

13 January 2020
CropEnergies decides succession for executive board
CropEnergies AG, Mannheim, has decided the succession for the executive board: Joachim Lutz, (63), CropEnergies AG‘s CEO, will retire at the end of the annual general meeting on 14 July 2020, after 14 years in the executive board.

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