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Cruise line commits to new digesters


CHESTNUT RIDGE, N.Y. – BioHiTech Global, Inc. has received US$400,000 in new food waste digester purchase orders for its Revolution Series Digesters from Carnival Corporation & plc, the world’s largest cruise company.

These orders are in addition to the $1 million in purchase orders received by the company in July 2020 and are part of the previously announced purchase contract between the two companies with an estimated value of up to $14 million.

BioHiTech expects to ship units on the $1.4 million in current orders beginning in September and throughout the fourth quarter.

The company’s Revolution Series Digesters will help Carnival Corporation reduce greenhouse gases and improve environmental outcomes through the safe onboard disposal of food waste. The company’s data analytics platform will also provide real-time transparency for food waste generation to assist in Carnival Corporation’s waste reduction efforts.

“The continued progression of orders from Carnival Corporation further demonstrates their commitment to environmental stewardship as they prepare for the resumption of cruising,” said Frank E. Celli, CEO of BioHiTech Global.

“We look forward to commencing unit deliveries later this month and progressively throughout the remainder of 2020 and into 2021.”

Carnival Corporation & plc has a portfolio of nine of the world’s leading cruise lines. With operations in North America, Australia, Europe and Asia, its portfolio includes Carnival Cruise Line, Princess Cruises, Holland America Line, Seabourn, P&O Cruises (Australia), Costa Cruises, AIDA Cruises, P&O Cruises (UK) and Cunard.

BioHiTech Global, Inc. makes patented processors that transform municipal solid waste into a renewable fuel, biological digesters for food waste on-site, and proprietary real-time data analytics tools to reduce food waste generation.