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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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Thoughts on Brazil’s Temporary Tariff-Rate Quota for Ethanol

Many observers were surprised last year when Brazil imposed a limit on duty free ethanol imports. With the tariff-rate quota (TRQ) policy in place since September, we take a closer look at this temporary solution to what UNICA hopes will be a temporary problem.

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