Beleaguered Skeldon sugar factory should switch to ethanol, aquaculture – Vieira

The Guyana Sugar Cor-poration needs to cut its losses and diversify the industry by getting into ethanol production, according to industry expert and member of APNU, Tony Vieira.

Vieira, a former PNCR-1G MP, yesterday proposed that GuySuCo seriously consider ethanol production at the Skeldon factory citing the low quality canes, “amateurish mechanization” and poor field conversion among other issues surrounding dismal sugar production over the last few years. He said that instead, GuySuCo could begin ethanol production with the ultimate goal of getting into aquaculture farming.

Vieira stated that while Guyana could not compete regionally with ethanol production,  …To continue reading, login with an active account or subscribe now.

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