Colombia begins first ethanol production for fuel


BOGOTA, Colombia, Oct 28 (Reuters) - Colombia's first cane sugar ethanol plant began production in Friday, with output of 300,000 liters a day in the southwestern province of Cauca, the government said. The $20 million Ingenio del Cauca plant owned by businessman Carlos Ardila is the first of five plants with a total investment of $100 million which should begin operation over the next few months. The government aims to gradually convert the nation's auto fuel supplies to a mixture of 10 ...

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