February 9

A Spoonful of Sugar Makes the Wheels Go Round

2  comments

This newsblurb from an article by Justin Martin in Fortune Small Business Magazine has the best idea I’ve heard all week: make ethanol from leftover candy or sugar. What a fabulous idea and a great way to free the country from both its skyrocketing obesity epidemic and its dependence on foreign oil. By golly, instead of eating them, if, a la Willie Nelson, we can turn corn and soybean oil into biodiesel and wheat and sugar into ethanol, then, as another Nelson once sang, what a wonderful world it would be.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked

  1. I often have some of types I don’t like, which is the kind I buy for Halloween to save myself from myself. But I figure there must be mountains of it that doesn’t sell and goes stale and has to be disposed of by Mars or Hershey or some other big candy conglomerate that could serve as a fuel depot.

{"email":"Email address invalid","url":"Website address invalid","required":"Required field missing"}

Be The First To Know When New Content Is Premiered!

Sign up to be notified about new blog posts, podcast interviews, tasty recipes, scheduled appearances or live talks, or interesting special offers. And especially sign up to learn when and where you can begin to pre-order our next book, Protein Power 2.0!

__CONFIG_colors_palette__{"active_palette":0,"config":{"colors":{"5e279":{"name":"Fun Blue","parent":-1}},"gradients":[]},"palettes":[{"name":"Default","value":{"colors":{"5e279":{"val":"var(--tcb-skin-color-0)"}},"gradients":[]},"original":{"colors":{"5e279":{"val":"rgb(31, 85, 173)","hsl":{"h":217,"s":0.69,"l":0.4,"a":1}}},"gradients":[]}}]}__CONFIG_colors_palette__
__CONFIG_colors_palette__{"active_palette":0,"config":{"colors":{"3e1f8":{"name":"Main Accent","parent":-1}},"gradients":[]},"palettes":[{"name":"Default Palette","value":{"colors":{"3e1f8":{"val":"var(--tcb-local-color-5e279)"}},"gradients":[]},"original":{"colors":{"3e1f8":{"val":"rgb(19, 114, 211)","hsl":{"h":210,"s":0.83,"l":0.45}}},"gradients":[]}}]}__CONFIG_colors_palette__
Sign Up