Solazyme, Bunge break ground on new sugarcane-to-oils project in Brazil

June 28, 2012 |

In Brazil, Solazyme and Bunge have broken ground on their 100,000 metric ton sugars-to-oils plant in Moema that is meant to come online in Q4 2013. Hildo Henz has been appointed as general manager of the joint venture, which will operate under the name Solazyme Bunge Produtos Renováveis Ltda.

Previously, Henz was engineering director at renewable energy project developer Brenco, and prior to that CEO a Petrobras/Repsol joint-venture refinery in Brazil, where he led a US$ 1.3 billion expansion.

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