Grafton IIlinois to buy 10 acres for light industry – Asian carp fish processing plant to make byproducts such as fish oil and fish meal.

The Telegraph – American Heartland is the licensee of Falcon Protein’s patented process of turning Asian carp – an invasive species of U.S. inland waterways – into fish meal and fish oil. Grafton residents Ben Allen and Bryon LeBeau also make up American Heartland Fish Products, formerly known as Inland Fisheries Processing and Marketing Research Center. Last November, the group closed on its building and land. The plant also will bring jobs to the area. continued