Gallery: UK Scientists Plan to Power Cars With Cornish Pasties

 

Cornish pasties are traditional savory snacks that are so beloved in the UK that they recently received protected status from the European Union. However now a group of scientists at Greenergy are planning to use the oil in stale pasties to create a biodiesel fit for use in public vehicles. Greenergy currently produces 10 billion litres of biodiesel and is investing £50 million into an additional facility in order to process used cooking oils from baked goods. In many cases, oil can make up 30% of their ingredients.

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