Indonesia delays target for palm oil fuel to 2026

Indonesia delays target for palm oil fuel to 2026

2nd July, 2020

Plans to produce fuel made entirely from palm oil in Indonesia have been pushed back by three years, Reuters reported on 16 June.

FAO forecasts tighter supply and demand for oilseeds due to reduced production

FAO forecasts tighter supply and demand for oilseeds due to reduced production

1st July, 2020

Supply and demand in the global oilseeds market is expected to tighten due to reduced production, according to the latest forecasts by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations (UN) on 11 June.

Rise of Russian sunflower exports hits Ukraine’s share of market

Rise of Russian sunflower exports hits Ukraine’s share of market

30th June, 2020

An increase in Russian sunflower exports since the beginning of the 2019/20 season is eating into Ukraine’s share in major importing countries including India and China, AgriCensus reported on 12 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.