April 7, 1943 (19th Parliament, 4th Session)

LIB

Mr. HOWE: (Minister of Munitions and Supply)

Liberal

1. Approximately 7,500,000 gallons.
2. No.
3. Yes.
4. Yes.
5. Approximately 2,000,000 gallons. The bulk of this alcohol was made from molasses imported by the government in 1941 for government projects. This was turned over to distillers for conversion into alcohol at a cost of 22 cents per gallon of alcohol, which price represented actual cost and a small profit for

Questions
conversion only. The molasses was secured through the sugar board of the United Kingdom to produce alcohol for use in plants working on United Kingdom orders.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   INDUSTRIAL ALCOHOL
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