The Portuguese first planted sugarcane in Brazil during the 1530s. Ever since, sugar has been an integral part of Brazil’s social, political and economic history. Brazil is now the world’s leading sugar producer and exporter, accounting for 23% of global production and 49% of world exports.
Refined Sugar color Icumsa 45
White Crystal Sugar 150 IU
Very High Polarization (VHP)
Very Very High Polarization (VVHP)
Sugar has been produced since ancient times and is the world’s most popular sweetener. Approximately 100 countries located across the tropics grow sugarcane, one of the most efficient and sustainable feedstocks to produce sugar.
DID YOU KNOW SUGAR IS A TYPE OF CARBOHYDRATE AND IT PROVIDES ENERGY?
Myths and facts
Brazil and India have recently partnered for developing a sustainable, clean energy pathway, within the private sector, for decarbonising the mobility and the power generation sectors.
Sustainable crop-based biofuels provided with an opportunity to reassert their sustainability credentials, yet targets underplay their value in a sustainable and secure energy mix.
ITRE vote provides opportunity to confirm biofuels deserve seat at the table, but targets remain low
A clear opportunity to confirm why sustainable crop-based biofuels deserve their seat at the table, but targets continue to underplay their potential in the transport energy mix. UNICA welcomes the positive developments from the ITRE committee vote today regarding EU renewable energy policy.