International Sugar Journal

USA – Ethanol producers switch to lucrative sanitizer production [Full subscriber]

Switching to producing high-grade alcohol for sanitizer production has given a lifeline to ethanol producers hit hard with falling demand for fuel ethanol during the Covid-19 pandemic, reported Reuters.

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Turkey diverts fuel ethanol for use in the production of sanitizers [Registered]

Turkey has temporarily scrapped the requirement to include ethanol in gasoline in a bid to boost disinfectant production in the country to help stem the coronavirus outbreak, the country’s industry and technology minister said on 13th March.

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Coronavirus crisis – a perfect storm for ethanol producers as demand rockets [Full subscriber]

Some ethanol producers worldwide said demand is up for their products due to customers stockpiling hand sanitizer – which can be made using the industrial ethanol – as the coronavirus outbreak worsens, reports Reuters.

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