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Table 1 Ethanol distilleries in Brazil [15] (147 new distilleries are in the planning stages, 86 of which due to be completed up to 2015).

From: The Brazilian biofuels industry

  Distilleries (units) Cane crushed (millions of tons) Average size (million tons)
Brazil (total) 325 425 1.3
São Paulo 148 264 (62% of total) 1.8
Northeast 74 53 0.7