Chinese researchers construct high-quality soyabean genome

Chinese researchers construct high-quality soyabean genome

14th July, 2020

Researchers in China have developed a high-quality genome map of diverse soyabean varieties, which could help improve breeding and cultivation of the oilseed, Xinhua Net reported on 18 June.

Cargill completes location mapping of all its Brazilian soya supply chain

Cargill completes location mapping of all its Brazilian soya supply chain

13th July, 2020

Global agribusiness Cargill has completed the mapping of its Brazilian soya farm suppliers, the company announced in its mid-year progress report on 30 June.

Neste partners with McDonald’s and HAVI to recycle used cooking oil into renewable fuel

Neste partners with McDonald’s and HAVI to recycle used cooking oil into renewable fuel

10th July, 2020

Finnish renewable fuels producer Neste has entered a circular economy partnership with McDonald’s Netherlands and global supply chain company HAVI, the company announced on 24 June.

Latest issue: June 2020

June 2020

Our June 2020 issue includes insights into the important role that bleaching earths play in mitigating levels of 3-MCPD esters and the removal of metal impurities from edible oils. It also looks at how slurrying spent bleaching earth with oil offers a profitable way to dispose of this waste material.

Focusing on packaging, we examine how the hermetic sealing of bottles and jars containing oils and fats ingredients can help reduce waste.

The June issue includes the OFI 2020 Plant & Technology Guide ­- a fully updated global selection of plant and equipment suppliers to the oils and fats industry- accompanied by a wall chart of company activities.

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