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India: Punjab to clear Rs 56 cr dues of sugarcane farmers
DATE 22Sep 2018

Punjab’s cooperative sugar mills would soon pay Rs 56 crore out of the balance amount to the sugarcane farmers very soon. The announcement was made by the state Cooperation Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa on Friday during the meeting of senior officers of the Cooperation Department and General Managers of all the cooperative sugar mills conducted… Read More »

India: Ethanol is a bad choice to run cars in India
DATE 22Sep 2018

Sugar factories across the country are not able to make payment of the sugarcane purchased from the farmers. Farmers are suffering. The sugar factories are in trouble because the price of sugarcane has been fixed high by the Government. This has led to farmers producing huge amounts of sugarcane and to huge production of sugar.… Read More »

UK: Seasonality in Brazilian Petroleum Liquids Production is Driven by Biofuels
DATE 22Sep 2018

Brazil’s ethanol output is seasonal and typically peaks during the fourth quarter (October–December) of each year. The peak coincides with the harvest of sugarcane, the primary feedstock used in Brazil’s ethanol production. This seasonal fuel ethanol production can lead to significant monthly variations in Brazil’s total petroleum and other liquids production.

USA: UNICA-Sales of hydrous ethanol break bi-weekly record
DATE 22Sep 2018

UNICA, the Brazilian sugarcane industry association, has announced sales of hydrous ethanol set a new bi-weekly record during the second half of August, reaching 1.05 billion liters (277.38 million gallons).

Hawaii: Parts of old Puunene Mill sold, are being removed
DATE 22Sep 2018

Sugar operators from Florida and Central America currently are removing parts from the old Puunene Mill to be used elsewhere around the world, said Darren Strand, the general manager of diversified agriculture for Alexander & Baldwin on Maui.