Illovo Sugar Africa - Downstream Products - Our Brands

DOWNSTREAM


PRODUCTS


HIGH-VALUE,
LOW VOLUME
PRODUCTS


WORLD-CLASS
TECHNOLOGY
& QUALITY


LOCAL AND
INTERNATIONAL
MARKETS


Our existing portfolio of low-volume, high-value downstream products include the manufacture of furfural and its derivatives at one of the most advanced bio-refineries in the world - Sezela, South Africa. We produce high-grade ethyl alcohol at Kilombero in Tanzania and at two distilleries Merebank and Glendale in South Africa. Lactulose is also produced at the Merebank site. Markets across the range of these products are both local and international.

ETHYL

ALCOHOL

MEREBANK

GLENDALE

KILOMBERO

SOUTH AFRICA AND TANZANIA ETHANOL DISTILLERIES

ETHANOL POTABLE EXTRA NEUTRAL ALCOHOL (ENA) 96.0%

A very high-quality potable alcohol used by liquor industries for the production of branded alcoholic drinks (e.g. canes, vodkas, gins, rums, liqueurs, and aperitifs).

ANHYDROUS ALCOHOL 99.9%

Used in the pharmaceutical industry to produce pharmaceutical intermediaries and products (e.g. in cough mixtures, alcohol is used to dissolve ingredients not able to be dissolved by water). Also used in surgical spirits, medical disinfectants, and in the production of solvents for use in the printing ink and flexible packaging industries.

LOCAL ALCOHOL & CMS SALES:

SOUTH AFRICA

Sats Somera

+27 31 450 7700

ssomera@illovo.co.za


TANZANIA:

Luis Fernandes

+27 31 508 4456

lfernandes@illovo.co.za

RECTIFIED EXTRA NEUTRAL ALCOHOL (REN) 96.0%

Also has pharmaceutical applications but mainly used in the personal care industry to produce cosmetics, hair care products, toiletries, fragrances, and perfumes. In the food industry, it is used to produce flavours and spirit vinegar, which is used in various pickling processes and in the production of condiments (e.g. tomato sauce, chutney, mayonnaise, and salad dressings)

INDUSTRIAL ALCOHOL 95%

Used to produce methylated spirits, solvents, and thinners.

EXPORT ALCOHOL & MOLASSES SALES:

SOUTH AFRICA & TANZANIA:

Luis Fernandes

+27 31 508 4456

lfernandes@illovo.co.za

LACTULOSE

Lactulose (a synthetic diasaccharide), is an orally administered laxative, used in the treatment of constipation. For product and other information, go to: www.relaxlactulose.com


LOCAL LACTULOSE SALES

Sats Somera

+27 31 450 7700

ssomera@illovo.co.za


GLOBAL SALES

Emilio Troncosco Larrain

+356 21 651 530 sales@relaxlactulose.com


FURFURAL &

DERIVATIVES

 
 

SEZELA DOWNSTREAM - SOUTH AFRICA

FURFURAL

Mainly for the production of furfuryl alcohol and in lube oil refineries as an extractive solvent in the purification of base oils. It is also used for specialist applications such as the manufacture of grinding wheels, friction pellets for brake pads, crucible manufacture, and to a lesser extent as a flavour ingredient.

FURFURYL ALCOHOL

Used to produce a resin used in the foundry industry as a polymeric binder for foundry sands. It is also used for wood treatment to produce acid-resistant coatings and certain pharmaceuticals, as well as a flavour ingredient.

FURFURAL & FURFURYL ALCOHOL

Nishana Baboolall

+2731 508 4523

nbaboolall@illovo.co.za

AGRIGUARD BUSINESS PRODUCTS
CROP GUARD®

Used as an agricultural contact nematicide, at plant and within the growing season.

MULTIGUARD PROTECT®

Developed and marketed as an agricultural contact-nematicide under the trade name MultiGuard Protect® in the USA.

PROTECT®

Used prior to planting, as a nematicide and fungicide.

BIOMASS SUGAR®

Used as phytofortifiers/soil improvers or as a liquid organic fertiliser.

AGRIGUARD SALES

Nishana Baboolall

+2731 508 4523

nbaboolall@illovo.co.za

FLAVOURANT PRODUCTS
DIACETYL

Used as an ingredient in butter flavourings.

2,3- PENTANEDIONE

Used as an ingredient in butter flavourings and as an intermediate in the manufacture of pyrazines.

NATURAL METHANOL

Used in the manufacture of natural flavour ingredients.

FLAVOURANT SALES

Nishana Baboolall

+2731 508 4523

nbaboolall@illovo.co.za