The cornerstone of F & S Agrisolutions, name of the first ethanol plant in Brazil to produce ethanol DDG and CO² made 100% from corn and sorghum has just been laid. The plant is being built in Lucas do Rio Verde, in the state of Mato Grosso.
Mato Grosso already has three plants of sugar and ethanol that also use corn from grains, but together with the production from sugarcane.
The value of the investment: US $ 115 million. The projected production is 190 million liters of ethanol per year when the unit is fully operational. The plant will have corn and sorghum processing capacity 500 thousand tons / year in the first phase, reaching 1 million tons in the second