Cargill buys Chinese crusher

Cargill buys Chinese crusher

24th September, 2020

Global agribusiness giant Cargill has acquired an oilseed crusher based in north China, according to a court document seen by AgriCensus on 15 September.

Colombia palm oil production set for 10% rise

Colombia palm oil production set for 10% rise

24th September, 2020

Palm oil production in Colombia is forecast to rise by 10% due to increased output, Nasdaq reported the president of the National Federation of Oil Palm Growers (FEDEPALMA) as saying on 2 September.

Egypt launches new commodities exchange

Egypt launches new commodities exchange

23rd September, 2020

A commodities exchange for wheat, oils, sugar and rice is being set up in Egypt, Reuters reported on 9 September.

Latest issue: September/October 2020

September/October 2020

Our September/October 2020 issue includes an in-depth look at a company which supplies speciality fats, sourced from Indian butter seeds, to confectionery and cosmetics firms worldwide.

In our sustainability feature we include details of Malaysia’s progress towards achieving the certification of its entire palm oil sector.

We also examine how cultured fats can mimic the richness of animal fats in alternative meat products.

In addition, the September/October issue includes features on the rise in popularity of plant-based foods and a report on the crucial role the Australian rendering industry plays in supporting the country’s global meat trade.

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