Construction begins on Brazil's first large-scale ethanol plant

Construction begins on Brazil's first large-scale ethanol plant

Historic $115 million facility will produce 60 million gal. annually to shore up anticipated ethanol shortfall in Brazil.

Summit Agricultural Group, a leader in renewable energy, international agribusiness development and production agriculture, broke ground recently on the first large-scale corn ethanol production facility in Brazil. The $115 million plant is an international collaboration between Iowa-based Summit Agricultural Group and Brazilian agribusiness Fiagril.

The production facility is being built in Lucas do Rio Verde in Mato Grosso, a pre-eminent agricultural state in west central Brazil

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