Founded in 2007, initially under the name of ETH Bioenergia, Odebrecht Agroindustrial is a member company of the Odebrecht Organization. Current shareholders of Odebrecht Agroindustrial are Odebrecht S.A. (56.03%), BNDESPAR (14.37%), Ashmore (13.1%), Tarpon (2.45%), Sojitz Co. (12.23%), Sojitz Brasil (0.83%) and others (0.99%). Based in the city of São Paulo and with an office in the municipality of Campinas (SP), the company has nine agroindustrial units, in the states of Goiás, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul and São Paulo. We produce and market VHP (Very High Polarization) and ethanol (anhydrous and hydrous), by planting and harvesting sugarcane, and we co-generate electricity from the sugarcane biomass.
ODEBRECHT AGROINDUSTRIAL IN NUMBERS
- 15.903 Members
- 6.323 Outsourced staff
- 9 Agroindustrial Units
- 1,3 billion liters of ethanol
- 18,9 million tons of sugarcane processed
- 384,6 thousand tons of VHP sugar
- 1.457 GWh of electricity cogenerated from biomass
Anhydrous ethanol (gasoline additive) and hydrous ethanol (fuel ethanol) are sold to fuel distributors and to the petrochemicals industry. The VHP sugar goes to the overseas market, while the electricity produced from sugarcane bagasse helps the company to be self-sufficient in energy. Surplus electricity is sold to the National Interlinked System Grid (SIN), at reserve energy auctions, and in the free market.
On February 5, 2013, the Company changed its name to Odebrecht Agroindustrial, with a red and white logo like that of its parent company and the other companies in the Organization, in a process of brand alignment. The change of name and the new trademark are intended to represent the values of solidity, diversification and commitment that characterize all of Odebrecht Organization’s operations, and reassert our commitment to the bioenergy sector in Brazil.
At the end of the crop year, the Company’s staff consisted of 15,903 members, 6,323 outsourced staff and 304 interns, trainees and apprentices. With an annual milling capacity of 34.4 million tons of sugarcane, the company processed 18.9 million tons of cane during the year, producing 1.3 billion liters of ethanol (anhydrous and hydrous) and 384.6 thousand tons of VHP sugar, in addition to co-generating 1,457 GWh of electricity from biomass, sufficient to supply the needs of 2.5 million families. Gross revenues totaled R$2.4 billion, 33.7% more than for the previous crop.
The change of name and the new trademark reinforce the values of solidity, diversification and commitment that characterize all of Odebrecht Organization’s operations, and reassert our commitment to the bioenergy industry in Brazil.