Monthly Archives: January 2020

Brazilian mill Usina Barralcool achieves Bonsucro certification

The Brazilian mill, Usina Barralcool S.A., has received both the Production and the Chain of Custody certificates. The mill is in the state of Mato Grosso and was started by entrepreneurs that believed in the alcohol production sector as a way to generate local jobs. To achieve the certification, Usina Barralcool S.A. called on involvement […]

Elizabeth Farina appointed to the Bonsucro Board of Directors

Bonsucro is pleased to announce the appointment of Elizabeth Farina to the Board of Directors. Elizabeth’s extensive experience as a leader in the Brazilian sugarcane industry will be a valuable contribution to the governance of Bonsucro. From 2012 to 2019, Elizabeth was the President of the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA), which represents almost 60% […]

Azucarera receives Bonsucro Chain of Custody certification

The Spanish business, AB Azucarera Iberia, or Azucarera, is the latest organisation to achieve a Bonsucro Chain of Custody Standard certification. The Chain of Custody Standard ensures that sustainability claims along the sugarcane supply chain are traceable from farmer to end user. Azucarera is the 50th organisation to receive a certificate since 2011. Azucarera is […]

Production Standard Working Group – Call for proposals

The Standard Revision Working Group recently launched a call for proposals on key topics that will aid in the revision of the Bonsucro Production Standard for sustainable sugarcane. The call for proposals is a key step in the revision process, that will ensure the standard is based on the latest scientific developments and aligned with […]