Cosan Ltd engages in importing, exporting, producing and selling ethanol, sugar, sugarcane and other sugar by-products. It also distributes and sells fuel and other fuel by-products. It produces and markets electricity, steam and other co-generation by-products. It produces and sells three different types of ethanol: hydrous ethanol and anhydrous ethanol for fuel and industrial ethanol. It also produces a wide variety of standard sugars, including raw sugar, crystal sugar, organic sugar, and refined sugars, including granulated refined white sugar, amorphous refined sugar, refined sucrose liquid sugar and refined inverted liquid sugar. The company was founded in 1936 and is headquartered in São Paulo, Brazil.