ECB Brazil exports biodiesel to Europe
This week, 3.6 million liters of biodiesel should arrive at the Port of Rotterdam, in the Netherlands, which had the operation carried out by ECB Brasil. The cargo destined for the European Union left the JBS unit in Lins, in the interior of São Paulo, passing through the Port of Paranaguá, in Paraná.
ECB Brasil, which is located in São Paulo, exports various products such as biodiesel, glycerin, agricultural products and other products related to agroenergy, such as ethanol, in addition to being prepared to import fossil fuels, such as diesel and gasoline.
The Commercial Manager of ECB Group Brasil, Manfred Wefers, highlights the company`s performance. “We are always attentive to good opportunities so that we can offer the products to our customers, from the origin to their final destination regardless of the country. At this moment, the exchange rate issue as well as the opportunity to supply one of our European customers, provided an interesting price window for biofuel, ”said Wefers, commenting that the holding also has a business office in Geneva, Switzerland, responsible to the relationship in the European and Asian markets.
JBS`s biodiesel division has been certified by International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) since 2014 and is qualified to export to European countries. “We are always evaluating market opportunities and JBS is internationally recognized for its sustainable production profile and the high quality of its biodiesel, which meets the highest standards. These characteristics contributed to positioning us competitively in the foreign market ”, says the director of JBS Biodiesel, Alexandre Pereira.
Wefers points out that for this type of business there is also a need to be specialized in liquid product logistics. \"We are attentive to all stages of logistics, maintaining all necessary care, so that the products reach their final destination within the specification and deadline that was negotiated,\" he pointed out. The exported biodiesel must be mixed with diesel and serve the European consumer market.
About ECB Brazil Commerce, Import and Export Ltda.
ECB Brazil is a company that belongs to the ECB Holding SA Group, headquartered in Passo Fundo, in Rio Grande do Sul. ECB Brasil operated for several years in Brazil under its old name Varo Commerce, Import and Export Ltda., A company that belonged to the Dutch Varo Group and in 2019 was acquired by ECB Holding SA.