Technical papers

World ethanol producers’ rankings in major reshuffle

Abstract USA continues to be the largest producer of ethanol globally followed by Brazil. The Covid-19 pandemic impacted the sector adversely as the rise in unemployment, plus the attendant restrictions on movement resulted in people driving much less than before […]

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Xylooligosaccharides: Bagasse sugars as prebiotics

The agroindustry has been focusing for some time on the recovery of lignocellulosic by-products to produce sustainable ingredients targeting the feed, food, beverage, pharmaceutical, and nutraceutical industries. Lignocellulosic materials or agricultural residues (e.g., sugarcane bagasse, corn husk, corncobs, wheat straw) […]