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Oils & Fats International (OFI) specialises in the global edible oils and fats industry, with a flagship magazine, and conferences and exhibitions around the world.

Latest Issue: July/August 2016

Our July/August 2016 issue reports on Ahiflower oil, which has been selectively bred to contain high levels of omega-3 fatty acids and may be a viable alternative to fish oil.

The magazine also looks at fortification of vegetable oil in India as a solution to address malnutrition and the growth of New Zealand butter sales.

We focus on the port of Jebel Ali in Dubai, the largest man-made habour in the world and a busy centre for oilseed and vegetable oil trade across the region.

And we devote our feature on instrumentation to various potential uses of Bench-top Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) in the palm oil industry.

Our July/August issue also features our usual mix of news, event listings and…

More about the July/August 2016 issue

Olive oil waste by-product used to produce surfactants

August 26, 2016

Scientists have found a way to turn the waste alperujo by-product from olive oil production into bio-surfactants and monoglycerides, the first time alperujo has been used to produce an eco-friendly surfactant, UPI reported on 15 July.