From Briefs to Biodiesel

John Davis

Who’s not wearing underwear? Well, apparently, besides some Hollywood celebrities, not enough of us. And, strangely enough, that could be good news for the biodiesel industry. This story on says a British-based distributor of underwear, Caldwell Investments, is getting out of the skivvies biz and is planting 1,000 jatropha trees in Brazil with plans to make biodiesel.

The biodiesel project, now at “very early” stage, is “subject to a number of major uncertainties, including funding, recruitment of local management, access to suitable land and successful cultivation of the plantation,” the company said.

Biodiesel, International