Brazilian hydrous ethanol premium over sugar rises to four-year high

January 22, 2018 |

In Brazil, Platts reports that hydrous ethanol prices continue to soar on lack of availability during the inter-harvest season, bringing the premium above raw sugar up along with it. The premium reached the highest seen in four years when Platts began tracking the premium. Last week saw the premium reach 4.5 cents per pound of sugar, indicating that sugar mills will likely focus heavily on ethanol production when the crush starts back up in another two months.

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