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Sugarcane: Many Remarkable Uses

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Use of sugarcane is expanding into an extraordinarily diverse range of value-added products.

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Sugar

The world’s favorite high-energy and all-natural sweetener.

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Sugarcane Ethanol

A clean, affordable, and renewable transportation fuel.

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Bioelectricity

Leftover sugarcane biomass can be burned and converted into electricity.

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Bio-Plastics

Beverage containers, food packaging and other consumer products made with sugarcane using less or no oil compared to standard plastic.

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Biohydrocarbons and Beyond

The cutting edge of sugarcane innovation where scientists are using cane to produce fuels that could replace gasoline, diesel and jet fuel without needing petroleum.

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