Sugar refinery with a production capacity of 200 kt sugar per year (production period of 100-180 days/year, depending on the feedstock). Life time is taken as 50 years. Equivalent feed capacities vary from 1’300 kt/yr for sugar beets to 1’650 kt/yr for sugarcane.


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timestamp 2010-06-16T17:33:22
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includedProcesses This process includes land use and occupation, buildings and facilities of a typical sugar refinery in the global context. Energy use for construction and related emissions and/or waste effluents are not included.
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location GLO
text Global context. Applicable to any sugar refinery in the world.


Technology is of a standard sugar refinery, including washing of the feedstock, juice extraction, purification and crystallisation. Juice extraction is performed by diffusion.


startYear 2004
endYear 2008


timestamp 2006-07-12T16:45:36
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