International Sugar Journal

Brazil – FS invests US$420 million for new corn-ethanol plant in Matto Grosso [Full subscriber]

FS, a market leader in low carbon biofuel and animal nutrition production, recently announced plans to construct its third biofuels facility in Primavera do Leste, Mato Grosso.

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Brazil – Cerradinho Bioenergia engages ICM to build 500 million litres corn ethanol plant in Mato Grosso [Full subscriber]

The proprietary process technologies provider ICM has signed an agreement with Neomille, a subsidiary of the sugar-ethanol producer Cerradinho Bioenergia, to design a corn-ethanol plant in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul. Construction will take place in Maracaju, 160 km southwest of the state capital, according to a press release.

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Brazil – São Martinho group secures funding from BNDES for new corn ethanol and cogen plants [Full subscriber]

The Brazilian development bank BNDES has approved BRL942 million (US$ 178 million) in financing for a corn ethanol plant and a cogen unit to be developed by the São Martinho group, according to local press reports.

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Brazil – Maracajá Bioenergia invests US$100 million for corn-ethanol plant in Mato Grosso [Full subscriber]

The North American Lucas E3 announced on 6th May an agreement with the Brazilian Maracajá Bioenergia for the construction of a corn ethanol plant in Mato Grosso, according to Reuters and local press reports.

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Brazil – Sao Martinho planning to build US$91 million corn-ethanol plant in Goiás state [Full subscriber]

Sao Martinho SA, one of Brazil’s largest sugar and ethanol producers, plans to build a corn-ethanol plant in the state of Goiás, the company said in a securities filing, reports Reuters.

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Brazil – FS Bioenergia invests US$257 million in new corn-ethanol plant [Full subscriber]

Brazil’s largest grain-producing state Mato Grosso will see an investment of BRL 1 billion (US$257 million) by FS Bioenergia in the building of the company’s third corn-ethanol plant in Nova Mutum, according to Valor Economico.

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