02 July 2008 22:47 [Source: ICIS news]
PIRACICABA, Brazil (ICIS news)--Brazil’s food crops and its large rainforest will remain unscathed by the country’s booming ethanol industry even if Brazil produced five times more ethanol than it does now, an industry official said on Wednesday.
Godoy said one of the main challenges the Brazilian ethanol industry is facing is the “misperception” in Europe and in the
“The Amazon is unfit for sugarcane,” he said, adding that
Godoy spoke to ICIS news during the 2008 SIMTEC, an annual sugar and ethanol industry technology exhibition.
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