EU soyabean production picks up after twin challenges of drought and flat demand

EU soyabean production picks up after twin challenges of drought and flat demand

14th May, 2021

Soyabean production is recovering from drought challenges and flat demand in the 2020/21 marketing year, World Grain quoted from a US Department of Agriculture (USDA) report.

Cargill in renewable diesel joint venture

Cargill in renewable diesel joint venture

14th May, 2021

US agribusiness giant Cargill has entered into a 50/50 joint venture with the family-owned Love’s group of companies to produce renewable diesel, the companies announced on 20 April.

BDI recyclable catalyst approved for high-risk fat material

BDI recyclable catalyst approved for high-risk fat material

13th May, 2021

A new process by Austrian plant manufacturer BDI-BioEnergy (BDI) has been approved for the safe disposal of high-risk fat material, the company announced on 20 April.

Latest issue: May 2021

May 2021

Our May 2021 issue looks at how Russia and Ukraine have significantly increased their sunflower oil exports and production in the last 10 years.

In a special focus, we look at the rise of plant-based butter’s share of the spreads market as consumers increasingly focus on health and the environment.

We also report on how the rapid expansion of renewable diesel production has been accompanied by a growth in services to deliver price transparency and confidence in the sector.

In addition, the May 2021 issue includes a round-up of the latest plant and project developments around the world.

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