Coca-Cola and India's JBF plan large bio-glycol unit in Brazil
27 September 2012 17:17 [Source: ICIS news]
HOUSTON (ICIS)--Coca-Cola and ?xml:namespace>India’s polyester firm JBF Industries are planning a 500,000 tonne/year bio-glycol facility in Brazil, the US-based soft drinks major said on Thursday.
The plant at Araraquara in Brazil’s Sao Paulo state, will use sugarcane and sugarcane processing wastes to produce bio-glycol, which is an ingredient for Coca-Cola’s PlantBottle packaging materials, it said.
The plant, to be built by JBF, would be the world’s largest bio-glycol facility, Coca-Cola added.
Construction is expected to begin at the end of 2012, lasting about two years. Financial details were not disclosed.By: Stefan Baumgarten+1 713 525 2653
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