FAO launches new Canada-funded US$40M project to tackle grain storage shortages in Ukraine

FAO launches new Canada-funded US$40M project to tackle grain storage shortages in Ukraine

12th August, 2022

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has announced the launch of a new US$40M project to tackle grain storage shortages in Ukraine.

Fuel retailers fear new US climate bill will shift renewable diesel feedstocks to SAF

Fuel retailers fear new US climate bill will shift renewable diesel feedstocks to SAF

12th August, 2022

US fuel retailers are claiming that the inclusion of a tax credit for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in the landmark Inflation Reduction bill will shift renewable diesel feedstocks to SAF, which they claim is more carbon intensive and less efficient, Reuters reported on 8 August.

FAO Vegetable Oil Price Index falls to 10-month low in July

FAO Vegetable Oil Price Index falls to 10-month low in July

11th August, 2022

The FAO Vegetable Oil Price Index dropped by 19.2% in July compared to the previous month – marking a 10-month low, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 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.