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Ethanol based Biofuel – the Fuel of the Future?

Ethanol based Biofuel – the Fuel of the Future?

For many decades the abundant green fields surrounding the small town of Sertaozinho in southeast Brazil grew sugarcane. In fact they grew more than they knew what to do with, until in the 1930s, the Brazilian government stepped in and decided that the huge amounts of surplus sugarcane should be used to manufacture ethanol. The government also made the addition […]

by · June 24, 2015 · Green Supply Chain
No sign of a reduction in coffee prices in the near future

No sign of a reduction in coffee prices in the near future

According to a recent article published by Bloomberg the coffee crop in Brazil, (which is the world’s largest grower of coffee beans), could drop by as much as 18% when the current harvest finishes at the end of December. These figures issued by the National Coffee Council come on the back of a 3.1% drop in output in 2013. With […]

by · December 5, 2014 · Distribution, Procurement, Supply Chain