Brazil’s ANP gives Caramuru Alimentos the OK for new $7.5 million biodiesel plant

January 3, 2017 |

In Brazil, Caramuru Alimentos, one of the largest domestic grain processors of, received authorization from the National Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels Agency (ANP) to build its biodiesel plant in Sorriso, Mato Grosso. The authorization was published on Friday in the Federal Official Gazette. The plant, which will be built in the industrial complex that Caramuru has in Sorriso, will have the capacity to produce 285,000 liters per day, or about 104 million liters per year. The construction of the unit will cost $7.5 million, financed by the Constitutional Fund for the Center of the East (FCO). This will be Caramuru’s third biodiesel plant in the country. The company already operates two units in Goiás which, together, have the capacity to process 450 million liters per year.

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