Major Brazilian cane groups investing in additional ethanol production capacity

September 19, 2019 |

In Brazil, UNICA told Reuters that several large sugarcane milling groups are expanding ethanol production which would see an even smaller share of cane go towards sugar production. Last year, about 65% of cane went to ethanol production while this season it is likely closer to 75%. The new RenovaBio policy that focuses on achieving Paris climate goals through increased biofuel production has been a major driver for increased ethanol investment over the past couple of years.

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