AAK partners with Checkerspot to develop new sustainable algae oil

AAK partners with Checkerspot to develop new sustainable algae oil

22nd April, 2024

Swedish plant-based oils company AAK and US biotechnology company Checkerspot have agreed to work together to develop, scale and produce new sustainable algae oil.

Russia pushing for BRICS grain exchange

Russia pushing for BRICS grain exchange

22nd April, 2024

Russia has urged the BRICS, a trade alliance of nine emerging countries, to establish an inter-bloc grain exchange, World Grain reported.

Ukraine to plant more oilseeds

Ukraine to plant more oilseeds

19th April, 2024

Ukrainian farmers are expected to plant more oilseeds, with the exception of sunflowers, although production volumes in 2024-25 could be reduced by lower yields compared to the previous year, according to a report by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Latest issue: March/April 2024

March/April 2024

The March/April 2024 issue is packed full of news, special features and market updates to keep you informed and up to date on the edible oils and fats market.

In my comment, I look at the progress made towards the World Health Organization (WHO)’s aim of eliminating industrially produced trans fatty acids (iTFAs) globally by the end of 2023.

Our March/April 2024 issue includes a feature comparing the export competitiveness of Brazil and the USA in the global soyabean market.

We examine how stricter sustainability regulations, high energy costs and renewable diesel demand for tallow will impact the oleochemicals market in the future.

The March/April issue also gives an overview of China’s biodiesel and renewable diesel sectors, which are mainly…