CPOPC to look into abuse allegations in palm oil trade

CPOPC to look into abuse allegations in palm oil trade

27th November, 2020

Serious allegations of sexual harassment and assault as reported by the Associated Press (AP) are being investigated by the secretariat of the Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC), the organisation said on 23 November.

Croda signs five-year deal with Pfizer to supply high-purity lipids used in COVID-19 vaccine

Croda signs five-year deal with Pfizer to supply high-purity lipids used in COVID-19 vaccine

27th November, 2020

A five-year deal has been agreed between speciality chemical company Croda Health Care and US pharmaceutical giant Pfizer to supply high-purity lipids used in the manufacture of a COVID-19 vaccine, Croda announced on 10 November.

CVR Energy plans potential renewable diesel project in Kansas

CVR Energy plans potential renewable diesel project in Kansas

26th November, 2020

US petroleum refining company CVR Energy is planning a renewable diesel project at its Kansas site, Reuters reported on 3 November.

Latest issue: November/December 2020

November/December 2020

Our November/December 2020 issue includes a look at new research into sourcing omega-3 from GM camelina.

In our special focus on biodiesel, we cover the latest technological developments as explained by leading oils and fats technology suppliers.

We also report on the rendering industry in Brazil and US logistics for vegetable and palm oils.

In addition, the November/December issue includes roundups of the latest developments in testing and standards and reports on biodiesel/ renewable diesel projects.

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