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Welcome to Oils & Fats International  

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: January 2017

Our January 2017 issue features a company profile on China’s state-owned food giant COFCO, which is the country’s largest edible oil producer and processor.

We examine the role of drones in oil palm plantation management and crop cultivation.

On the subject of lauric oils, we take a detailed look at palm kernel oil extraction methods, production and sustainability issues. We also focus on coconut oil and how processing can give it a longer shelf-life and better health aspects.

Our January issue also looks at what strategies Stolt-Nielsen has adopted to weather difficult market conditions and its operations in edible oil shipping and storage.

On the subject of oleochemicals, Air Liquide explains how bio-propylene glycol provides a new outlet for glycerine…


More about the January 2017 issue

Ferrero defends palm oil use in Nutella spread

January 20, 2017

Italian confectionery firm Ferrero – the maker of Nutella spread – has come out in public defence of palm oil, after the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) flagged concerns about process contaminants found in palm and other vegetable oils last May.