Brazil set to lose out on record soyabean crop due to drought

Brazil set to lose out on record soyabean crop due to drought

21st January, 2022

Soyabean production estimates in Brazil have been reduced by 11.3M tonnes due to droughts in the south of the country, local consultancy Agrural was quoted as saying in an AgriCensus report.

Amazon records doubling of deforestation rate in a decade

Amazon records doubling of deforestation rate in a decade

21st January, 2022

The rate of deforestation in the Amazon has more than doubled in a decade, Olive Oil Times wrote, reaching its highest level in 15 years.

Thyssenkrupp Uhde Thailand wins oleochemicals contract

Thyssenkrupp Uhde Thailand wins oleochemicals contract

20th January, 2022

Construction engineering company Thyssenkrupp Uhde Thailand has been awarded a contract for an esterification plant by a leading oleochemical and speciality chemical producer in Asia, the company announced on 12 January.

Latest issue: January 2022

January 2022

Our January 2022 issue features a special focus on palm oil – the top consumed and produced vegetable oil globally.

We also give an update on the coconut industry in the Philippines, review the container shipping of oilseeds and oils and fats, and profile leading global rendering firm Darling Ingredients.

The issue also includes a global round-up of plant, equipment and technology news.

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