India’s palm oil demand not expected to recover until first quarter 2021

India’s palm oil demand not expected to recover until first quarter 2021

8th July, 2020

Palm oil demand in India is not forecast to recover until the first quarter of 2021 while palm oil prices are expected to remain low until the end of the current calendar year, AgriCensus quoted Godrej International director Dorab Mistry as saying on 26 June.

Malaysia set to file WTO legal action over EU restrictions on palm biofuel

Malaysia set to file WTO legal action over EU restrictions on palm biofuel

7th July, 2020

The Malaysian government is taking legal action against the European Union’s restrictions on palm oil-based biofuels with the World Trade Organization (WTO), The Straits Times reported on 1 July.

EU threatens to impose retaliatory tariffs on the USA

EU threatens to impose retaliatory tariffs on the USA

6th July, 2020

The European Union (EU) may impose retaliatory tariffs on the USA pending a decision from the World Trade Organization (WTO), Olive Oil Times reported on 12 June.

Latest issue: June 2020

June 2020

Our June 2020 issue includes insights into the important role that bleaching earths play in mitigating levels of 3-MCPD esters and the removal of metal impurities from edible oils. It also looks at how slurrying spent bleaching earth with oil offers a profitable way to dispose of this waste material.

Focusing on packaging, we examine how the hermetic sealing of bottles and jars containing oils and fats ingredients can help reduce waste.

The June issue includes the OFI 2020 Plant & Technology Guide ­- a fully updated global selection of plant and equipment suppliers to the oils and fats industry- accompanied by a wall chart of company activities.

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