Ethanol is used in food-, beverage, pharmaceutical-, cosmetics-, fuel- and chemical industries.
The largest single use of ethanol is as an engine fuel and fuel additive. A wide range of Ethanol varieties for the Food and Non-Food Sector. A consistently high standard of quality for all distillates and alcohols.
WHAT IS ETHANOL?
Ethanol (C2H6O) is a clear, colorless alcohol (also called ethyl alcohol, grain alcohol, spirits) which is naturally produced by the fermentation of sugars by yeasts or via petrochemical processes. Since it is made from biomass, it is considered a renewable energy.
Ethanol is often blended with gasoline or diesel fuels to produce a cleaner-burning fuel. Since it is made from biomass it is considered a renewable energy.
Paints and thermometers. Ethanol is considered a universal solvent. It is used as a solvent in the manufacture of varnishes or anti-freeze you use to clear your car windscreen.
Ethanol can be found in products such as medicines, medical wipes and most commonly in antibacterial hand sanitizer gels as an antiseptic. Also ethanol is a popular extracting agent for botanical oils and in tinctures.
Ethanol is a common ingredient in many cosmetics and beauty products. Ethanol is used extensively in the manufacture of perfumes and deodorants.
Food and non-alcoholic beverages
Flavours and aromas. Ethanol is used as a natural product to extract and concentrate flavours and aromas, which are then used by the food and drink industry.
Neutral alcohol (flavourless, odourless, and colourless) made from grains, molasses, potatoes, and other agricultural origins provides the base for many spirit drinks (gin, vodka).