Mexico delays GMO corn permit approvals

Mexico delays GMO corn permit approvals

22nd June, 2021

The Mexican government is delaying import permits for genetically modified (GMO) corn saying it intends to apply a GMO ban on grain used in animal feed, Reuters reported the head of the country’s main farm lobby as saying on 11 June.

Biden’s 2022 budget includes funds for SAF, biofuels, bioenergy

Biden’s 2022 budget includes funds for SAF, biofuels, bioenergy

22nd June, 2021

US President Joe Biden’s proposed budget for 2022 includes financial backing for biofuels, bioenergy, and sustainable aviation fuel (SAF), Ethanol Producer reported on 2 June.

EU countries call for stricter detection and investigation of biodiesel fraud cases

EU countries call for stricter detection and investigation of biodiesel fraud cases

21st June, 2021

The European Union (EU) countries of Belgium, France, Germany, Luxembourg and the Netherlands have issued a joint statement calling for stricter detection and investigation of biodiesel fraud cases.

Latest issue: May 2021

May 2021

Our May 2021 issue looks at how Russia and Ukraine have significantly increased their sunflower oil exports and production in the last 10 years.

In a special focus, we look at the rise of plant-based butter’s share of the spreads market as consumers increasingly focus on health and the environment.

We also report on how the rapid expansion of renewable diesel production has been accompanied by a growth in services to deliver price transparency and confidence in the sector.

In addition, the May 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.