International Sugar Journal

Citric acid produced from cane bagasse [Full subscriber]

Researchers from the University of York, plus Indian and UK companies, have developed a process to convert cane bagasse into citric acid.

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UK – A local council trials cane-based bollards for pavements [Full subscriber]

A UK local authority is trialling bollards made from sugarcane on its pavements as part of its sustainability pledge.

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USA – Louisiana likely to secure new US$70 million cane bagasse-based pellet plant [Full subscriber]

Renewable fuel firm Delta Biofuel is considering building a US$70 million cane bagasse-based pellet plant in Iberia Parish, Louisiana. The state is offering tax breaks and other perks to seal the deal.

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Brazilian researchers have developed high performing enzyme cocktail mix to hydrolyse cane bagasse for cellulosic biofuels [Full subscriber]

Brazilian researchers from Embrapa Agroenergia and the Sugarcane Technology Center (CTC) have developed an enzyme cocktail supporting competitive production of cellulosic ethanol from cane bagasse and crop residues. The patented […]

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Japan – Cane bagasse fashioned into fabric for denim jeans [Registered]

The start-up company Sugarcane Sosei Lab launched last October and based in Urasoe City, Okinawa Prefecture, has successfully exploited sugarcane bagasse to produce fabric which is currently fashioned into denim jeans.

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Uganda – Start-up introduces low cost cane bagasse-based sanitary pads [Registered]

Uganda-based new start-up Eco Smart Pads is keeping girls in school by offering them low-cost sanitary products made from sugarcane bagasse.

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USA – Bagasse-based xylose production plant nears completion [Registered]

A US$60 million demonstration plant converting cane bagasse into xylose is nearing completion and will be ready to open in early autumn in Raceland, Louisiana according to plant manager Carey Buckles.

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