Central Minnesota Ethanol Co-op is an ethanol plant that purchases more than 7.5 million bushels of corn annually from within an 80-mile radius. For every bushel of corn that the plant grinds, more than 2-gallons of ethanol and over 14-pounds of dried distillers grains with solubles are produced. Central Minnesota Ethanol Co-op is a dry mill plant using corn for the production of fuel grade ethanol. It has purchased more than 26 million bushels of corn from over 930 producers, and has produced in excess of 65 million-gallons of undenatured alcohol. During the process of making ethanol fat, fiber and protein are produced as byproducts of fermentation, and are separated centrifugally, collected and dried by the plant. Central Minnesota Ethanol Co-op is located in Little Falls, Minn.