Category Archive: Cane, Sugar and Ethanol

Belize: Green Tropics building a second sugar factory in the country

During a recent visit to Belize, it was a real surprise to learn, taking into consideration the challenges experienced by the more traditional Caribbean sugar producers, that a new sugar estate is under construction in the country’s Cayo District. It’s called Green Tropics, and belongs to the Santander Group.In Belize it operates under “Santander Farms” responsible …

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Zimbabwe: Chisumbanje ethanol plant – Politics and other stories

By early 2011, the Green Fuel ethanol factory in Chisumbanje had halted production after reaching its maximum storage capacity of close to 10 million litres. For the next two-and-a-half years, the factory remained idle, although politics around it did not.

Located on the eastern bank of the Save River, about 100 km south of Birchenough …

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Mozambique: Massingir ethanol project cancelled

The Mozambican government cancelled the Procana project, a major ethanol-sugar production venture in Massingir in the Gaza province in the country’s southern region, after the company failed to develop its production plans.

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Brazil-China: Petrobras and PetroChina Evaluate Joint Ethanol Production

Two major state-owned companies, the Brazilian energy giant Petrobras and PetroChina, signed on 23 December a six-month memorandum of understanding to explore joint projects to produce cane-based ethanol in Brazil and export it to China.

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Mozambique: USD 510 million investment for ethanol production

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Jamaica: Brazil courting Jamaica as ethanol hub

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Jamaica: Broilers ethanol plant up, running

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Sudan: Ten million tonnes of sugar by 2015?

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Trinidad: Sugar grinds to a halt, for good

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Trinidad: Sour end for sugar

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