Re: Sugar vs. Grain
- Hi, peet. Missed your post so a late reply. Sure, times and products
change. I think 42Below gets their ethanol from Australia! Probably
made from roo piss!! (Oooops, sorry, Harry!). Or, perhaps from rugby
I can see you directing the truck to dump the tonne of grain in the
driveway!! What do you tell the missus??!! (if you have one).
--- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "pthoma_nz" <pthoma_nz@...> wrote:
> --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "Lindsay Williams"
> <lindsay.nz@> wrote:
> > In NZ milk whey is used. Guess it all comes down to price in a
> > particular market.
> > Cheers,
> > Lindsay.
> Hi Lindsay,
> Long time. I was looking at the grain vs sugar issue here a few
> years back, and indeed, we used to have very little grain surplus
> which meant it wasn't the cheapest option. Since then however the
> cost of maize has dropped due to greater production, and it is used
> to produce alcohol here now (one plant supplies sugar syrup to the
> breweries produced from grain). I was thinking of trying it myself
> but the quantities would be ridiculous... 1 tonne of grain only
> costs about $280.