US EPA proposes changes to streamline approval of biotech crops

US EPA proposes changes to streamline approval of biotech crops

18th September, 2020

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a new rule to make it easier for developers to market crops that are genetically engineered to produce pesticides, Chemical & Engineering News reported on 8 September.

Argus launches renewable transport fuel prices for Europe

Argus launches renewable transport fuel prices for Europe

17th September, 2020

Global commodity news and price reporting agency Argus has launched new price assessments for renewable diesel in Europe, the company announced on 8 September.

BLC opens first shea butter processing plant in West Africa

BLC opens first shea butter processing plant in West Africa

17th September, 2020

Global speciality oils and fats supplier Bunge Loders Croklaan (BLC) has opened a shea butter processing facility in Ghana, the company announced on 8 September.

Latest issue: July/August 2020

July/August 2020

Our July/August 2020 issue focuses on deep frying, which includes an in-depth guide to current regulations and an insight into natural oil protection solutions.

We also examine the rise in popularity of biosurfactants based on oils and fats.

In addition, the July/August issue features articles on vertical plate conditioning technology in oilseed processing, how demand and logistics in India have been hit by COVID-19, and the development of the palm oil sector in Africa.

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