USDA forecasts drop in Argentine soyabean output and exports

USDA forecasts drop in Argentine soyabean output and exports

6th May, 2021

Argentine soyabean production and export estimates have been lowered as dry conditions have hit yields, AgriCensus reported on 21 April from a US Department of Agriculture (USDA) report.

CBOT soyabean oil futures hit 12-year high

CBOT soyabean oil futures hit 12-year high

6th May, 2021

CBOT soyabean oil futures surged to a 12-year high on 20 April against a backdrop of fears over tight supply, AgriCensus reported.

Cargill invests in Dutch plant-based meat start-up with patent-pending fat technology

Cargill invests in Dutch plant-based meat start-up with patent-pending fat technology

5th May, 2021

Global agribusiness giant Cargill has invested in Dutch plant-based meat start-up Bflike to offer alternatives to animal-based products, the companies announced on 22 April.

Latest issue: March/April 2021

March/April 2021

Our March/April 2021 issue gives an update on the expansion of soyabean oil sales during the COVID-19 pandemic with biodiesel use growing in the USA and imports increasing in key markets.

In a special focus, we look at how Southeast Asia accounts for 80% of natural fatty acids and fatty alcohol production and is also a major consumer of oleochemicals.

We also report on China’s post-pandemic recovery and the outlook for the country’s edible oil sector.

In addition, the March/April 2021 issue includes a round-up of the latest plant and project developments around the world.

OFI’s regular mix of news, event listings and statistics also feature in this issue.