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2011-07-07 11:08:00

WASHINGTON, July 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) issued the following statement in response to news of a bipartisan agreement to end the ethanol tax credit and import tariff on July 31, 2011 - five months ahead of the scheduled expiration. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) brokered the deal with Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and John Thune (R-SD). This statement should be attributed to Leticia Phillips, UNICA's Representative in North...

2011-07-01 12:07:00

LUXEMBOURG, July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Adecoagro S.A. (NYSE: AGRO), a leading agricultural company in South America, announced today that on June 27, 2011, it obtained the necessary environmental license to start the construction and assembly of the Ivinhema mill in the State of Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil. The new Ivinhema mill will be located only 45 km from the Angelica mill - Adecoagro's first greenfield project with 4.0 million tons of crushing capacity, which is already fully...

2011-06-28 00:00:31

Scientific review from the founder and director of Rippe Health shows removing flavored milk from schools will remove more than just sugar and calories Washington, DC (PRWEB) June 27, 2011 At a time when many school systems are being asked to remove chocolate milk, leading cardiologist Dr. James Rippe of Rippe Health is making the case with the research to keep it on school cafeteria menus. Due to heightened fears over health concerns, schools across the country have banned chocolate milk,...

2011-06-23 20:02:25

Like diamonds, sugar crystals ideally are very pure and low in color. Now studies led by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) chemist Gillian Eggleston have provided a better understanding of the source of undesirable color in factory sugar. Eggleston works in the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Commodity Utilization Research Unit in New Orleans, La. She conducted the studies with Barbara Muir of the Sugar Milling Research Institute in Durban, South Africa. ARS is USDA's chief intramural...

2011-06-17 06:00:00

SAO PAULO, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- An old solution to modern challenges is the subject of a video that made its debut at a major event focused on renewable energies, held a week ago in Brazil. The video, produced by the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA), details the benefits of using sugarcane-based energy solutions to cut CO2 emissions, achieve energy diversity and promote sustainable economic growth - things Brazil, the world's largest sugarcane producer, has been...

2011-06-14 14:29:00

WASHINGTON, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) issued the following statement in response to the U.S. Senate's 40-59 vote against proceeding with consideration of an amendment offered by Senators Tom Coburn (R-OK) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) that would end the ethanol tax credit and import tariff created in 1980. This statement should be attributed to Leticia Phillips, UNICA's Representative in North America. Though we are...

2011-06-09 14:59:19

Factory trials conducted by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have led to recommendations for controlling or preventing starch buildup in processed raw sugars and products made with those sugars. The study was led by chemist Gillian Eggleston with the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Commodity Utilization Research Unit in New Orleans, La. ARS is USDA's chief intramural scientific research agency. Eggleston has been studying sugarcane that comes into factories containing too...

2011-06-07 08:19:00

SAO PAULO, June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UNICA announces the following Webcast: What: Ethanol Summit 2011 When: Tuesday, June 07, 2011 from 10 AM EDT to 5PM EDT Where: http://www.mediatown.com.br/ethanolsummit/index.php?idioma=en Live over the Internet --Simply log on to the web at the How: address above Here comes the June 07th agenda: http://www.ethanolsummit.com.br/agenda.php?1&idDia=2 If you are unable to participate during the...

2011-06-06 12:47:00

SAO PAULO, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Global energy needs are expected to double in the next three decades, pushing carbon dioxide emissions that contribute to global warming higher by as much as 90%. These alarming figures press global leaders to search for low-carbon, renewable options to supply energy. With that in mind, the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) today launched a new global website - SugarCane.org - to spread the word about clean solutions from sugarcane....

2011-06-06 12:00:00

SAO PAULO, June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UNICA announces the following Webcast: What: Ethanol Summit 2011 When: Monday , June 06, 2011 from 10 AM EST to 5PM EST Where: http://www.mediatown.com.br/ethanolsummit/index.php?idioma=en Live over the Internet --Simply log on to the web at the How: address above. Here comes the June 06th agenda: http://www.ethanolsummit.com.br/agenda.php?idioma=2 If you are unable to participate...


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