Neste set to acquire Irish animal fats trader to strengthen raw material sourcing

Neste set to acquire Irish animal fats trader to strengthen raw material sourcing

8th August, 2022

Finnish renewable fuels producer Neste has announced it is set to acquire Irish animal fats trader Walco Foods.

AAK invests in firm producing lab-grown fats and oils

AAK invests in firm producing lab-grown fats and oils

8th August, 2022

Plant-based oils company AAK has invested in Swedish food-tech start-up firm Green-On, which produces lab-grown fats and oils.

BASF cuts ammonia production due to surging gas prices while EC proposes dropping import tariffs on key fertiliser ingredients

BASF cuts ammonia production due to surging gas prices while EC proposes dropping import tariffs on key fertiliser ingredients

8th August, 2022

German chemical and biotech giant BASF has announced that it will be reducing its production of ammonia in response to surging gas prices, AgriCensus reported.

Latest issue: July/August 2022

July/August 2022

Our July/August 2022 issue includes an overview of solvent extraction with a focus on CBD oil and hemp protein. We also examine how US and EU regulations are affecting the growth of the CBD sector.

In this issue we also look at: expanding demand for used cooking oil (UCO) and its transport logistics; market opportunities in the Middle East/North Africa (MENA) region; and the effect of the global frying oil shortage and trends and challenges for food and snack manufacturers.

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