Delta BioRenewables has roots firmly established in Tennessee. In 2008, the "Regional Strategy for Biobased Products" was published. This led to the identification of sweet sorghum as a promising new crop for the Mid-South Delta region. DBR subsequently established a pilot-scale processing facility in Whiteville, Tennessee. The Company relocated to Agricenter, International in Memphis, Tennessee and expanded to full commercial operations in early 2012.
- DBR began operating a pilot-scale production biorefinery in Whiteville, Tennessee from 2009-2011.
- DBR established a full scale manufactuing facility at Agricenter International in Memphis, Tennessee 2012-Present.
- DBR is recognized as the U.S. leader in the development of the entire sweet sorghum supply chain including agronomics.
- DBR has colaberated with major seed companies, equipment manufacturers such as CASE IH, and end users.
- DBR has received grants from USDA Rural Development and United Sorghum Checkoff Program, and is a collaborator with USDA ARS on technology development related to industrial sugar product storage and stabilization.