Production stops at Ensus plant

Production has ground to a halt at a major bio-fuel factory on Teesside.

Bosses at Ensus say market conditions have forced them to temporarily postpone production.

It's not known when work will start again.

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Ensus' Teesside plant stops production

The Ensus biofuel plant at Wilton on Teesside has temporarily halted the manufacture of bioethanol because of the high cost of its raw ingredient, wheat. The 100-strong workforce will be kept on and the company hopes to restart its operation soon.