UFOP reports drop in EU palm oil imports and expects further decline

UFOP reports drop in EU palm oil imports and expects further decline

16th July, 2020

A drop in palm oil imports by the EU-27 plus UK is expected to decline further, according to forecasts published by Germany’s Union for the Promotion of Oil and Protein Plants (UFOP) on 30 June.

Research finds no evidence for limiting whole foods high in saturated fats

Research finds no evidence for limiting whole foods high in saturated fats

15th July, 2020

A research review has found there is no evidence for limiting whole foods that are high in saturated fat, Bicycling reported on 23 June.

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.

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.