Oils & Fats International Fact File

    Deep fat frying - Explained

    Deep fat frying - Explained

    12th November, 2020
    Encapsulation

    Encapsulation

    1st March, 2013
    Essential oils

    Essential oils

    19th February, 2018
    Flaxseed

    Flaxseed

    31st October, 2012
    Freak feedstocks

    Freak feedstocks

    2nd February, 2015
    Halophytes

    Halophytes

    2nd June, 2014
    Hemp

    Hemp

    31st July, 2015
  • High oleic oils

    High oleic oils offer nutritional and application advantages including less saturated fatty acids, more monounsaturated acids, and a good shelf life. Yet factors such as segregation costs and volatile premiums for farmers limit their production

    11 April 2019
  • High oleic palm oil

    A hybrid form of palm oil grown in Colombia and Ecuador has a higher oleic content than conventional palm oil, offering applications in frying, baking and chocolate spreads

    15 April 2019
  • HVO

    Hydrotreated vegetable oil boasts a great number of advantages over traditional biodiesel, among them lower emissions, higher fuel e ciency and a chemical structure identical with petroleum diesel. With the growing interest in all markets, particularly in Asia, and the many new production facilities scheduled to come online in a few years, HVO could be the fuel of the future

    15 April 2019
  • Infant formulae fats

    From the use of animal fats such as lard to palm oil, and triglycerides produced by enzyme technology, the development of fats for infant formulae continues

    01 September 2011
  • Jatropha

    Jatropha is making a comeback, experts argued at the World Biofuels Markets Congress in Rotterdam. A good candidate for sustainable biofuel but historically low-yielding, new research reveals how its yield can be improved with know-how, investment and funds

    01 June 2013
  • Jet fuel

    With some 250M gallons/year of offtake agreements for sustainable jet fuel supply, the fossil fuel alternative is no longer a concept but a pending commercial reality

    11 April 2019
  • Krill oil

    Krill are at the heart of the ocean’s food chain, with a total biomass of between 400M and 600M tonnes. Krill oil supplements are gaining in popularity but there are concerns over the impact krill fishery may have on the ocean’s ecosystem

    31 August 2013
  • Margarine and spreads

    The global margarine market has developed to include low-fat and low-salt spreads and products with added omega-3 fatty acids, plant sterols and certified oils, with a growing appeal to vegans searching for an alternative to butter

    10 November 2020
  • Moringa

    Not only could its leaves and fruit help us overcome world hunger, the tropical moringa tree has something to offer for everyone. This backgrounder explores the many uses of the moringa, from cosmetics to biofuels

    25 June 2018
  • Natural wax

    With a global trend towards natural fats and waxes, Dr Madelyn Bekker explains the economic significance, general chemical composition, production processes, applications and typical properties of the most important natural waxes

    01 January 2010
  • Obesity and Fats

    The global obesity rate has nearly tripled since 1995, with an estimated 650M people classified as obese in 2016. This backgrounder explores what obesity is, what are its causes, and which oils and fats are the good, the bad and the worst for managing weight gain

    02 July 2018
  • Oleochemicals

    There is a wide range of choices for palm oil operators wishing to move downstream into oleochemical derivatives. What are the most promising products, their applications and the production processes involved?

    10 November 2020
  • Olive oil processing

    Many processing factors affect the quality of olive oil including harvestingand transport conditions, crushing speed, sieve grid size, malaxation time and temperature and storage conditions

    15 April 2019