UNICA: Ethanol Production Up in Brazil, Exports Dwindle
NEW YORK (DTN) -- Brazil's Sugarcane Industry Association, a trade group for the ethanol and sugar industry, on Tuesday, Nov. 26, said ethanol production in the country's south-central region increased by about 24% year-over-year to 1.31 billion liters during the first half of November.
Of that total, 54% was hydrous ethanol while the rest was anhydrous ethanol, said the group, which is known by its Portuguese acronym UNICA.
Hydrous ethanol can be used on flex-fuel cars without the need to blend the product with gasoline. Anhydrous is blended with gasoline at the ...