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Oils & Fats International (OFI) specialises in the global edible oils and fats industry, with a flagship magazine, and conferences and exhibitions around the world.

Latest Issue: June 2016

Our June 2016 issue reports from the recent OFI India 2016 conference and exhibition and takes a look at the challenges facing the world’s largest edible oils importer. With imports now accounting for nearly 60% of India’s consumption requirements, the country needs to look at raising its oilseed productivity, expanding its oil palm area and capitalising on factors such as its non-GMO soya status and near monopoly on castor oil production.

We also focus on bleaching earths and their role in edible oil processing, particularly advancements and developments including the introduction of speciality bleaching earths to lower levels of the potentially carcinogenic 3-MCPD chemical compound and new uses for spent bleaching earths.

In addition, we examine future opportunities for oleochemicals…

More about the June 2016 issue

Shareholders approve Dow-Du Pont merger

July 22, 2016

Dow Chemical Co and DuPont Co announced on 20 July that their shareholders had approved their historic merger, clearing a hurdle for the deal to close in the second half of this year and for a later split into three businesses.