City Hopes to 'Beet' Winter Weather
Juice Said to Aid in Snow Removal
Posted: December 24, 2012 at 2:20 a.m.
The Fayetteville Transportation Division has a new solution for removing snow from city streets: beet juice, a brown, sticky liquid that is a byproduct of processed sugar beets.
At A Glance
According to Beet Juice Salt, a Lisle, Ill.-based distributor of a beet juice mixture for snow removal, “Beet juice is becoming a very popular snow and ice fighting tool. It is organic, reduces corrosion, melts to very low temperatures and reduces the amount of material needed for application.”
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