Focus on energy
A joint venture of Shell and Cosan, Raízen operates in the energy segment and stands out as the single largest producer of cane sugar and ethanol, as a giant in energy cogeneration in Brazil, and because it is among the largest fuel distributors in the country.
Fifth largest company by revenue and leading manufacturer of sugarcane ethanol in Brazil, with a production output of about 2 billion liters per year. Its operations also include the production of 4 million tonnes of cane sugar and the sale of 1.8 million MWh of electricity annually.
In the fuel distribution industry, Raízen has a solid foothold in Brazil with more than 4,700 Shell service stations; it is present in 54 airports and operates in 58 terminals. In 2013, the company acquired a 10% stake of electronic-toll-collection company Sem Parar (Serviços de Tecnologia de Pagamento S.A.). In 2014, Raízen and catering company Sapore announced the creation of a new company in the convenience store and catering segment at gas service stations.
The company has interest in Lógum, a unique ethanol infrastructure solution that ensures fast, sustainable and low-cost transportation via pipelines. In addition, it continuously invests in efficient solutions that ensure a balance between profitability, productivity and environmental responsibility.