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Humans have cultivated sugarcane for many centuries to produce sugar. But only recently has high-tech innovation started unlocking other useful products that are clean and renewable. Use of sugarcane is expanding into an extraordinarily diverse range of value-added products that include:

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Sugar

The world’s favorite high-energy and all-natural sweetener.

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Ethanol

A clean, affordable, and renewable transportation fuel.

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Bioelectricity

Leftover sugarcane biomass can be burned and converted into electricity.

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Bioplastics

Beverage containers, food packaging and other consumer products made with sugarcane using less or no oil compared to standard plastic.

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Biohydrocarbons and Beyond

The cutting edge of sugarcane innovation where scientists are using cane to produce fuels that could replace gasoline, diesel and jet fuel without needing petroleum.

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Decarbonising transport: This is the time to get it right*

The European Parliament will soon vote on the recast of the renewables directive (RED II). One of the most effective solutions available today to decrease carbon emissions in transport is the use of sustainable biofuels. The European Parliament needs to make sure that we harness solutions that can tackle climate change in the short-term. Sustainable bioenergy, particularly sugarcane ethanol, is one of those options.

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