What is sweet sorghum? This substance is both a food and it meets the alternative fuels definition if it is processed into ethanol. When it is converted into ethanol then it may be listed on the alternative fuels index. Sweet sorghum comes from sorghum cane, and it is the juice which is taken from the plant and used undiluted. After it is harvested, the juice of the plant is concentrated down and any impurities are removed. After the juice is processed it is an amber color and clear. The sugars in the syrup are concentrated down, making it the perfect feedstock for fermentation into ethanol. The ethanol produced meets the alternative fuels definition and can be found in the alternative fuels index each week.
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