Where Does Ethanol Come from?


Ethanol comes from fermentation of raw material such as starchy crops like corn. It also comes from sugary crop like fruit or sugarcane. Cellulosic plants such as trees or wild grasses are also used for process of making ethanol.
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Ethanol comes from corn, wheat, barley, and sugarcane. Corn has to be ground into a powder. After mixed with water, it is heated. After the process you have pure alcohol. You can find more information here: http://www.businessweek.com/technology/content/may2006/tc20060519_225336.htm
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