Neste joins Mitsui Chemicals and Toyota Tsusho to produce renewable plastics and chemicals

Neste joins Mitsui Chemicals and Toyota Tsusho to produce renewable plastics and chemicals

18th June, 2021

Finnish renewable fuels producer Neste is joining Mitsui Chemicals and Toyota Tsusho on a project to produce plastics and chemicals from 100% bio-based hydrocarbons on an industrial-scale in Japan, Neste announced on 20 May.

Cargill to build new palm oil refinery in Indonesia

Cargill to build new palm oil refinery in Indonesia

18th June, 2021

US agribusiness giant Cargill is planning to build a new palm oil refinery in Indonesia, the company announced on 3 June.

New study shows effects of EPA and DHA may negate each other

New study shows effects of EPA and DHA may negate each other

17th June, 2021

A combination of eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) in supplements may void any potential benefits for heart health, Medical News Today reported from a new study on 21 May.

Latest issue: May 2021

May 2021

Our May 2021 issue looks at how Russia and Ukraine have significantly increased their sunflower oil exports and production in the last 10 years.

In a special focus, we look at the rise of plant-based butter’s share of the spreads market as consumers increasingly focus on health and the environment.

We also report on how the rapid expansion of renewable diesel production has been accompanied by a growth in services to deliver price transparency and confidence in the sector.

In addition, the May 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.