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OFI November/December 2018

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OFI November/December 2018

Our November/December 2018 issue looks at the advantages of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) over traditional biodiesel and growing global demand and new production capacity for this fuel.

On the topic of oilseeds, we examine how canola farmers around the world are fighting the highly infectious clubroot disease. We also focus on how trade tensions between the USA and China could affect the promising future of US soyabeans.

OFI’s transport & logistics focus looks at how Pakistan’s growing edible oil demand will put pressure on its port infrastructure.

Our November/December issue reports on the latest news and developments around the world relating to testing and standards.

We examine the margarine and industrial fats sectors in Russia and Ukraine and the similar challenges they face.

And we write on how extrusion pressing offers a mechanical alternative to traditional soyabean processing.

The November/December issue also includes OFI’s regular mix of news, event listings and statistics.

A bonus distribution of this issue will be made at the:

  • 14th Indonesian Palm Oil Conference (IPOC) 2018, Bali, Indonesia, 31 October-2 November 2018
  • 16th Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RT16), Sabah, Malaysia, 12-15 November 2018
  • China International Oils & Oilseeds Conference, Guangzhou, China, 14 November 2018
  • Fuels of the Future 2019, Berlin Germany, 21-22 January 2019

November/December 2018 highlights

Editor’s Comment

UK prepares for ‘no deal’ Brexit


Biofuel News

Biotech News

Transport & Logistics News

Renewable Materials News

Diary of Events



The mechanical alternative


HVO making it big


Canola farmers fight clubroot

All eyes on the USA

Transport & logistics

Pakistan’s imports grow

Testing & standards

Global round-up


Facing similar challenges

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