Sasol Chemicals gains sustainable certification for its three largest European sites

Sasol Chemicals gains sustainable certification for its three largest European sites

15th August, 2022

Global chemicals and energy company Sasol Chemicals – a business unit of Sasol – has announced that three of its largest manufacturing facilities in Europe have gained certification from the International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) system.

Alfa Laval completes acquisition of Desmet

Alfa Laval completes acquisition of Desmet

15th August, 2022

Swedish fluid handling, centrifugal and heat transfer company Alfa Laval has completed its acquisition of edible oil and biofuel processing specialist Desmet, part of the Desmet Ballestra Group, the company announced.

Cepsa Química supplies Unilever with first batch of renewable LAB surfactant

Cepsa Química supplies Unilever with first batch of renewable LAB surfactant

15th August, 2022

Chemicals company Cepsa Química has supplied consumer goods giant Unilever with its first batch of linear alkylbenzene (LAB), a renewable surfactant used as an alternative to traditional fossil LAB used in cleaning and laundry products, the company announced.

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.