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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: OFI May 2018

Our May 2018 issue looks at the recovery of the Russian oils and fats industry since the country’s financial crisis in the second half of 2014.

We examine the crucial role that catalysts play in oils and fats hydrogenation. We also look at how enzymes  – nature’s catalysts – are used in edible oil extraction, refining and modification.

On the subject of value addition, we report on how a US synthetic biology company is building the world’s first bio-based dodecanedioic acid plant in Malaysia, which will utilise byproducts of palm oil processing to produce renewable chemicals.

The challenges facing margarine manufacturers who wish to go palm oil free is explained by emulsifier and stabiliser supplier Palsgaard.

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More about the OFI May 2018 issue

USDA GMO labelling proposal criticised as incomplete

May 18, 2018

The US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) rule proposal for the National Bioengineered Food Disclosure Standard governing the labelling of genetically modified (GM) foods has been criticised by the industry for opening up more questions than it answers.