Brazilian soy processor to produce ethanol from soy molasses

November 16, 2017 |

In Brazil, Caramuru announced it will make ethanol—not biodiesel—and soy lecithin from soybeans at its soy processing facility in Mato Grasso. The plant already produces soybean meal, makes biodiesel, and stores grain but will now also produce 6.8 million liters of hydrous ethanol and 3,000 metric tons of lecithin from leftover soy molasses that is usually leftover. The company believes the additional capacity will help it to improve its financial viability.

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