Cultivated fat company Mission Barns to scale up and build pilot plant

Cultivated fat company Mission Barns to scale up and build pilot plant

20th April, 2021

US cultivated fat company Mission Barns has raised US$24M in funding to scale up production and build a pilot plant in the San Francisco Bay area, the company announced on 7 April.

China proposes ban on CBD in cosmetics

China proposes ban on CBD in cosmetics

20th April, 2021

New legislation prohibiting the use of cannabis and cannabis extracts in cosmetics is being proposed by the Chinese government, Jing Daily reported on 29 March from an announcement on the National Institutes for Food and Drug Control’s (NIFDC) website.

Oil and fat analysis for improved yield and quality throughout the food chain

Oil and fat analysis for improved yield and quality throughout the food chain

20th April, 2021

Dr Kevin Nott, of Oxford Instruments, discusses oil and fat analysis for improved yield and quality throughout the food chain.

Latest issue: March/April 2021

March/April 2021

Our March/April 2021 issue gives an update on the expansion of soyabean oil sales during the COVID-19 pandemic with biodiesel use growing in the USA and imports increasing in key markets.

In a special focus, we look at how Southeast Asia accounts for 80% of natural fatty acids and fatty alcohol production and is also a major consumer of oleochemicals.

We also report on China’s post-pandemic recovery and the outlook for the country’s edible oil sector.

In addition, the March/April 2021 issue includes a round-up of the latest plant and project developments around the world.

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