Balbo Economic Group

TRADITION IN ALWAYS PRODUCING MORE

The Balbo family started their activities in the sugar sector in 1903, when Patriarch Attílio Balbo started working at Engenho Central, in the city of Sertãozinho, in the interior of São Paulo. During the following years, Mr. Attílio and his sons specialized in the most diverse activities involved in the sugar sector. Today, Balbo Economic Group has 3 plants with the capacity to process more than 7,7 million tons of sugarcane, to produce 302 thousand tons of sugar and 461,6 million liters of ethanol.

In addition, the Group cultivates 39,800 hectares of area, where approximately 3.4 million tons of their own sugarcane are produced.

SANTO ANTÔNIO PLANT

It was founded in 1946 and is located in Sertãozinho / SP. Currently, it has a crushing capacity of 3 million tons of sugarcane per harvest and has a flexible industrial plant for the production of crystal sugar, anhydrous ethanol, hydrated ethanol and yeast. The plant is fully automated in all its stages, and in the 21/22 harvest it yielded 182,000 tons of crystal sugar, 112,853,000 liters of ethanol, in addition to generating 126,890,000 MWh of energy.

SÃO FRANCISCO SA PLANT

It was acquired by Balbo Group in 1956 and it is located in Sertãozinho / SP. The plant is fully automated in all its stages, and in the 21/22 harvest it yielded 91,534 tons of sugar and 51,175,000 liters of ethanol, in addition to generating 94,178,000 MWh of energy. In addition, it has a flexible industrial plant for the production of VVHP sugar, organic sugar, hydrated ethanol, neutral organic ethanol and neutral ethanol.

UBERABA PLANT

Uberaba SA Plant was established in 2005 and the first harvest was in 2008 with the crushing of 1,000,000 tons of sugarcane and the production of 81,800 m³ of hydrated ethanol. In the 21/22 harvest, the Uberaba plant crushed 3,216,099 tons of sugarcane, producing 274,539,000 liters of hydrated ethanol. The plant is 100% automated and is located in a region known as the mining triangle, between the municipalities of Uberaba and Nova Ponte, in the state of Minas Gerais.