The U.S. Grains Council (USGC) is pleased to welcome Raizen North America, Inc. as a new member.
The company’s primary responsibility is originating U.S. corn ethanol for export to overseas destinations. This ethanol is then converted into a variety of products with uses ranging from fuel and pharmaceuticals to beverages and cosmetics. In 2019, the company exported roughly 315 million gallons of ethanol, equal to 112 million bushels in corn.
About The U.S. Grains Council
The U.S. Grains Council develops export markets for U.S. barley, corn, sorghum and related products including distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) and ethanol. With full-time presence in 28 locations, the Council operates programs in more than 50 countries and the European Union. The Council believes exports are vital to global economic development and to U.S. agriculture’s profitability. Detailed information about the Council and its programs is online at www.grains.org.