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Mauritius’ Omnicane to produce cane-based ethanol in 2013 [Registered]

Omnicane plans to start operations at a 22.5 million litre ethanol production line at its La Baraque sugar factory and refinery in January 2013. The ethanol unit will be Alcodis, former Rose Belle plant, which is to be closed in the course of 2012. The anhydrous ethanol will be produced from cane molasses. 45,000 tonnes of the annual 90,000 tonne requirement will come from La Baraque’s sugar production. Alcodis is a unit of Belgium-based ethanol producer Alco Group, which is also a shareholder in the project.…

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