Philippine investors to develop $323.6 million sorghum-based ethanol plant

December 3, 2018 |

In the Philippines, the Manila Times reports that the country’s first non-molasses based ethanol plant will be developed in Zamboanga City, using sorghum as feedstock at the $323.6 million facility. The annual production capacity of the project that is seen as a key driver to improving the socio-economic conditions of the region was not announced. The project developers from Metro Manila are currently seeking permissions from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. Feedstock will be sourced directly from farmers but the company will supply seedlings.

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