Malaysia set to file WTO legal action over EU restrictions on palm biofuel

Malaysia set to file WTO legal action over EU restrictions on palm biofuel

7th July, 2020

The Malaysian government is taking legal action against the European Union’s restrictions on palm oil-based biofuels with the World Trade Organization (WTO), The Straits Times reported on 1 July.

EU threatens to impose retaliatory tariffs on the USA

EU threatens to impose retaliatory tariffs on the USA

6th July, 2020

The European Union (EU) may impose retaliatory tariffs on the USA pending a decision from the World Trade Organization (WTO), Olive Oil Times reported on 12 June.

CME joins B3 to launch Brazilian soyabean futures

CME joins B3 to launch Brazilian soyabean futures

3rd July, 2020

A partnership to develop risk management products for both the Brazilian domestic and global markets has been announced by US global markets company CME Group and Brazilian stock exchange B3, World Grain reported on 23 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.