Ethanol

Global concern for the environment and future of fossil fuels, signing of international agreements such as Kyoto Protocol and global oil prices are factors leading to investment in renewable energy production and diversification into energy production. Dynamics of the sugar industry are changing irrevocably, with increasing importance of cane as feedstock for ethanol. Global ethanol and bio-fuels production is forecasted to expand. The demand and profitability of ethanol is being influenced by the growth of flexi-fuel cars. This is particularly evident in Brazil. Read more...