Darling Ingredients Inc. Issues Statement on Diamond Green Diesel Restart

IRVING, Texas, Sept 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE: DAR, "Darling") – is issuing the following statement regarding its joint venture Diamond Green Diesel, located in Norco, Louisiana.

The restart of Diamond Green Diesel (DGD) in Norco, Louisiana is underway and normal operations are anticipated in the next few days. DGD's 400 million gallon renewable diesel expansion project remains on track to be fully operational by the middle of the fourth quarter of 2021.

About Darling
Darling Ingredients Inc. (NYSE: DAR) is a world leading producer of organic ingredients, generating a wide array of sustainable protein and fat products while being one of the largest producers of renewable clean energy. With operations on five continents, Darling collects waste streams from the agri-food industry, repurposing into specialty ingredients, such as hydrolyzed collagen, edible and feed-grade fats, animal proteins and meals, plasma, pet food ingredients, fuel feedstocks, and green bioenergy. Darling Ingredients named one of the 50 Sustainability and Climate Leaders in 2021, to learn more Darling Ingredients: The greenest Company on the planet - 50 Sustainability & Climate Leaders (50climateleaders.com). The Company sells its ingredients around the globe and works to strengthen our promise for a better tomorrow, creating product applications for health, nutrients and bioenergy while optimizing our services to the food chain. Darling is a 50% joint venture partner in Diamond Green Diesel (DGD), North America's largest renewable diesel manufacturer, currently producing approximately 290 million gallons of renewable diesel annually which products reduce Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions by up to 85% compared to fossil fuels. For additional information, visit the Company's website at http://www.darlingii.com.

Safe Harbor Statement
Some of the statements made in this press release are forward-looking statements.  These forward-looking statements are based upon our current expectations and projections about future events and generally relate to our plans, objectives and expectations for the development of our business.  Although management believes that the plans and objectives reflected in or suggested by these forward-looking statements are reasonable, all forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties and actual future results may be materially different from the plans, objectives and expectations expressed in this press release.

For More Information, contact:                   

Jim Stark, Vice President, Investor Relations  

Email : james.stark@darlingii.com

5601 MacArthur Blvd., Irving, Texas 75038      

Phone : 972-281-4823

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