SCA and St1 in joint venture to produce and sell liquid biofuels

SCA and St1 in joint venture to produce and sell liquid biofuels

20th October, 2021

Forestry specialist SCA has partnered with privately-owned Nordic energy firm St1 to produce and sell liquid biofuels, the companies announced on 20 September.

Lifting of foreign labour ban on oil palm plantations brings some relief to sector

Lifting of foreign labour ban on oil palm plantations brings some relief to sector

20th October, 2021

The Malaysian government’s decision to lift the foreign labour ban on oil palm plantations has the potential to ease pressure on the sector, The Edge reported on 6 October.

Vegetable oil use for biofuels increasing despite record prices but Oil World forecasts weakening prices

Vegetable oil use for biofuels increasing despite record prices but Oil World forecasts weakening prices

19th October, 2021

The use of oils and fats for biofuels reached 18% of total world consumption this year while edible use has fallen as a result of high prices, Oil World CEO Thomas Mielke told the Palm Oil Internet Seminar (POINTERS) on 18 October.

Latest issue: September/October 2021

September/October 2021

Our September/October 2021 issue features a special focus on logistics issues in Paraguay, including the effects of current low water levels on the Paraná River.

We also look at the growth of Vietnam’s bakery and confectionery sector, the latest developments in rendering and the growth of Identity Preserved (IP) palm oil.

The issue also includes a round-up of global developments in instrumentation and a digest of plant, equipment and technology news.

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