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Product Diversification: Improve returns from distillers grains Increase protein yield and concentration in DDG(s)
Learn about current state of ethanol coproducts and how to increase their market value by concentrating nutrients
World Sugar Balance
Hear the latest on global sugar demand, prices, the impact of covid-19, and the growing need for automation in the sugar industry.
Sugar market fundamentals to remain strong in 2021/22
This article was published by F.O. Licht. Sugar futures prices have been heavily influenced by the coronavirus-induced volatility in global financial markets over the past year which led to significant movements of crude oil prices as well as the Brazilian currency – two key factors for sugar price formation.
Global ethanol production expansion, trade and technology
Hear about the latest updates in biofuels and feedstock markets in 2021, and the supply and demand trends in key markets: the US, Brazil, India, Asia and the EU.
Biofuels in 2021
This article was published by F.O. Licht. The outlook for biofuels in 2021 promises some recovery after the COVID-19 pandemic had cut fuels demand over wide parts of 2020. Nevertheless, the pre-crisis level may not be reached that fast.
Webcast - India Ethanol Spotlight
Run in collaboration with Excel Engineers and Consultants, the first installment of Digital Dialogues for 2021 will look at the business opportunities in India's ethanol market at the country introduces 20% ethanol blending policies to be implemented by 2025.
Hear from Sanjay Desai, Chairman & Managing Director, Excel Engineers and Consultants and Olivier Macé, Owner and Principal, Broadmanor Consulting Limited.
World Markets with Christoph Berg
Watch a presentation with Christoph Berg from World Ethanol & Biofuels Virtual.
The Global Energy Challenge by Alessandro Bartelloni
Released from the World Ethanol & Biofuels Virtual event, this session is available for a limited time.
Europe is stepping up its green ambitions
As Europe steps up decarbonisation efforts, will this be a good thing for the biofuels industry, or should the sector get worried?
World ethanol production to rebound in 2021
Global ethanol output will drop sharply in 2020. A rebound is expected in 2021, however, will if be strong enough?
[WEBCAST] Diversifying products and increasing returns from distillers' grains for animal feed
For the second World Ethanol & Biofuels Digital Dialogue, Kurt Rosentrater and Pete Moss join us for an exclusive webinar covering opportunities for ethanol producers in the animal feed market.
[WEBCAST] Responding to Covid-19: Global Ethanol Market Update
F.O. Licht Managing Director Christoph Berg will provide a detailed overview of the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on key ethanol markets across the globe.
How COVID-19 will affect global biofuels demand
The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is sending shockwaves through the global economy. The impact is particularly acute in oil product markets, as restrictions on international travel and regional and local movement prevent people and goods from circulating freely, which takes a heavy toll on transport fuel demand.
Avoiding microbial contamination in the industrial fermentation process
We caught up with Guy Hélin (Syngulon) and Tony Pouply (Tereos) to discuss their companies’ strategic partnership, which will help to create a unique library of bacteriocin genetic elements and improve microbial-based processes.
Biofuels for heavy vehicles are a no-brainer, says Scania
We sit down with Jonas Strömberg to discuss the contribution of biofuels to decarbonising heavy transport and what Scania are doing to collaborate with its partners to accelerate the bioeconomy.
Effective ethanol blend rates, policy, and opportunities for Indian biofuels
From effective blend rates to whether ethanol can change the narrative on the financial issues faced by the sugar sector, we sit down with Vinay Joshi to discuss policy and opportunities for ethanol in India.
Antonio Vallespir: bioenergy portfolio diversity and the rise of ethanol
We spoke to Antonio Vallespir, CEO at Vertex Bioenergy, about the political attitude towards ethanol in Europe and his expectation for growth Spain and across the continent.
Will Finland be able to reach 30% biofuels in road transportation by 2029?
Timo Ritonummi is Deputy Director General of the Energy Department at Finland’s Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment. In our interview with him at the World Ethanol & Biofuels conference, he explained why he is confident that the country can meet its ambitious targets of 30% biofuels and 10% advanced biofuels in road transportation by 2029 – and why achieving the same gains in the aviation sector may prove more difficult.
How currency trends influence the trade in agricultural commodities, with Eddie Tofpik
Eddie Tofpik is Head of Technical Analysis at ADM Investors Services International. His analysis of FX and commodity futures markets is freely available online and is a valuable resource for market participants from a variety of industries, including sugar and ethanol.
Unlocking the full potential of renewable ethanol, with ePURE President Alarik Sandrup
Alarik Sandrup is the recently appointed president of ePURE, the European Renewable Ethanol Association, where he advocates for greater use of ethanol to help meet the EU’s transport decarbonisation targets. He is also the Director of Public and Regulatory Affairs at Lantmännen, a Swedish agricultural cooperative. In our interview with him at World Ethanol & Biofuels, we discussed EU policy makers' attitude towards ethanol, how to reduce GHG emissions from feedstock cultivation, and why Sweden is leading the pack in terms of renewable fuel consumption.