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Avenida Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek

1327 - 4º andar

São Paulo, SP 04543-000

Brazil

Phone: 55 11 3897 9797

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Cosan Limited, a bioenergy company, focuses on the production, transportation, and distribution of renewable energy sources. The company’s subsidiary, Cosan S.A., and Shell Brazil Holdings B.V. (Shell) established its joint venture, Raízen Combustíveis S.A. (Raízen Combustíveis) and Raízen Energia S.A. (Raízen Energia) (collectively referred as Raízen), to produce sugar and ethanol, and distribute fuel. The company prospects land; grows and processes sugarcane; distributes fuels; transports and sells sugar on the domestic and international markets; manufactures and sells lubricants; and distributes natural gas in Brazil. In 2012, the company acquired 60.1% of Companhia de Gás de São Paulo – Comgás (Comgás), which distributes piped natural gas. Segments The company operates through six segments: Raízen Combustíveis; Raízen Energia; Comgás; Rumo (Rumo Logística S.A.); Radar (Radar Propriedades Agrícolas S.A.); and Other Business. RAÍZEN COMBUSTÍVEIS This segment includes the company’s downstream joint venture company, Raízen Combustíveis, which distributes fuels in the Brazilian market. This segment engages in sourcing, storing, blending, and distributing gasoline, ethanol, diesel, fuel oil, and aviation fuel through the company’s network of approximately 4,700 Shell-branded retail service stations and 62 distribution terminals. The company supplies aviation fuel at 54 airports across Brazil, including at the major hubs of Congonhas and Guarulhos airports in São Paulo, and Brasília airport in the Federal District, to Brazilian and foreign airlines. RAÍZEN ENERGIA This segment includes the company’s upstream joint venture company, Raízen Energia. This segment engages in the production and sale of various products derived from sugarcane, including raw sugar (very high polarization (VHP)), anhydrous, and hydrous ethanol, as well as activities related to energy cogeneration from sugarcane bagasse and ethanol trading. Raizen Energia operates 24 sugar, ethanol, and energy cogeneration mills with a crushing capacity of 66 million tonnes of sugarcane per year. Sugar The company produces and sells various standard sugars, including raw sugar (also known as VHP sugar), crystal sugar and organic sugar, and refined sugars, including granulated refined white sugar, amorphous refined sugar, refined sucrose liquid sugar, and refined inverted liquid sugar. Standard Sugars: VHP sugar is a raw sugar. The company exports VHP sugar in bulk, to be refined at its final destination. It also sells a small amount of VHP sugar to the Brazilian market. Crystal sugar is a non-refined sugar produced directly from sugarcane juice and sold to industrial companies in Brazil to be used as an ingredient for food products. The company also sells a small amount of crystal sugar to the Brazilian retail market and to export markets. Organic sugar is a kind of raw sugar produced from organic sugarcane and is not submitted to any chemical treatments during its manufacturing process. The company sells organic sugar in the international and Brazilian markets. Refined Sugars: The company refines VHP sugar and crystal sugar into both granulated and amorphous (non-crystallized) sugar. It sells refined sugar in the Brazilian and exports retail and industrial markets. Refined sugar is used as an ingredient in processed food products, such as milk and chocolate powders, bakery products, powder refreshments, and pharmaceutical syrups. Liquid Sugars: The company refines crystal sugar to produce sucrose liquid sugar and inverted liquid sugar. It sells both types of sugar for industrial use, primarily for the production of soft drinks. Customers The company sells sugar to a range of customers in Brazil and the international markets. Its customers in Brazil include Docelar Alimentos e Bebidas S.A. (Docelar) and food manufacturers, for which it primarily sells refined and liquid sugar. The company primarily sells raw sugar in the international markets through international commodities trading firms and Brazilian trading companies. Ethanol The company produces and sells three different types of ethanol, such as hydrous ethanol

 

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