Thai cassava flour and starch industries for food uses: Research and development

Cassava has become a major cash crop for Thailand: in 1993, production was about 21 million tons, and increasing (TDRI, 1992). About 90% of total production is exported, mainly to Europe. Although cassava is mostly processed into pellets and chips for animal feed, the volume of these products has decreased slightly during the last decade […]

Thailand’s Cassava Bioethanol Industry

The ethanol industry in Thailand has been active since 1961 as one of the Royal Project of His Majesty the King. Later, as an oil-importing country, Thailand has lost economic growth opportunity and energy security due to limited oil supply and price fluctuation. The seek for alternative energy for liquid fuel uses for transportation sector […]