Represents the vegetable oil industries, cooperates with the Brazilian government as regards policies related to this sector, promotes Brazilian products, supports its members, generates statistics and prepares sectorial studies.
Represents producers of household, industrial and institutional cleaning products, their ingredients and finished packaging; oleochemical producers; and chemical distributors to the cleaning product industry.
Advances the science and technology of oils, fats, surfactants and related materials, providing current and emerging information, disseminating research results in oils, fats, lipids, proteins, surfactants and related materials through its meetings, publications and web presence.
Promotes, coordinates and harmonises all activities of the coconut industry and aims to improve the socio-economic conditions of all stakeholders of the coconut industry in member countries, particularly small coconut farmers.
CRA represents the corn refining industry of the United States. Corn refiners manufacture sweeteners, ethanol, starch, bioproducts, corn oil and feed products from corn components such as starch, oil, protein and fibre.
Founded to create a platform for palm oil-related issues and discussions. Its goal is to create a balanced and objective view on health and nutritional aspects of palm oil, by providing science-based information, rebalancing the discussion around the health and nutritional facts about palm oil and communicating on industry commitments. EPOA is committed to sustainable palm oil production.
A federation of 13 scientific associations concerned with lipids, fats and oils that represents 2,000 individuals and companies. It aims to further lipid science and technology and the cooperation and exchange of ideas between scientists and technologists at European level.
Represents the European Vegetable Oil and Proteinmeal Industry in Europe. Its members purchase and transport seeds and oils, crush oilseeds into crude oils and meals, refine and transform crude oils and fats of vegetable or animal origin, sell oils in bulk and in bottles for the food, feed and energy markets, and meals for the feed market. It represents 85% of the European market and its combined membership comprises more than 150 facilities over Europe.
FEFAC represents the European Compound Feed Industry and is the only independent spokesman at the level of the European Institutions and FEFAC observer status in CODEX Alimentarius. Its membership consists of 24 national associations in 23 EU member states.
The European compound feed industry employs over 110,000 persons on approximately 4,000 production sites – often in rural areas – which offer few employment opportunities. Farm animals in the EU consume an estimated 470M tonnes/year of feed, of which about 30% is produced by the compound feed manufacturers. Turnover of the European compound feed industry in 2013 is estimated at €55bn.
A professional international contract issuing and arbitral body concerned exclusively with the world trade in oilseeds, oils and fats with over 1,000 members in 84 countries. Internationally, 85% of the global trade in oils and fats is traded under FOSFA contracts.
Established in 1962 to serve the rendering and associated industries. The FPRF’s purpose is to provide an institution that will direct and manage a research process, resulting in an enhanced current usage – and the development of new uses – for rendered animal products, thus providing added value to all animal production.
Develops scientific and technical research as well as studies and experiments concerning the improvement of rapeseed and its processed products from agronomic, technology and food perspectives. Ensures close links between researchers.
IFFO is the international not for profit organisation that represents and promotes the fishmeal, fish oil and wider marine ingredients industry worldwide. IFFO works to strengthen the global standing of the industry, while ensuring sustainable future supplies worldwide.
With a network of members reaching across 60 countries, its members account for over 50% of world production and 75% of the fishmeal and fish oil traded worldwide. While these products are the core of our industry, recent years have seen a widening to include marine algae cultivation and the production of meal and oil from krill.
Promotes various oilseeds and oils in India. Its membership includes manufacturer-exports, merchant-exporters, traders, brokers and service providers, such as freight brokers, superintendents, surveyors, commission agents, fumigators etc.
An international association made up of individual people or legal bodies interested in promoting research and developing sunflower production. It aims to improve international cooperation on the agronomic, breeding, technical and nutritional levels and to ensure close links between research and workers.
Promotes the market expansion of Malaysian palm oil and its products by enhancing the image of palm oil and creating better acceptance of palm oil through awareness of various technological and economic advantages, and environmental sustainability.
An international trade association that promotes the general business welfare of persons, firms and corporations engaged in the buying, selling, processing, shipping, storage and use of vegetable oils and raw materials.
A Dutch umbrella organisation of companies concerned with the production, consumption and trade of commodities. It draws up standard contracts, which are of international usage, and provides a mechanism for the settlement of disputes by its arbitration institute.
Represents oilseed crushers of soyabeans, canola, flaxseed, safflower seed and sunflowerseed. It represents 13 regular member firms engaged in the actual processing of oilseeds and nine associate member firms who are consumers of vegetable oil or oilseed meal, including some refiners and mixed feed manufacturers.
Represents its members’ interests to regulatory and other governmental agencies, promotes the greater use of animal by-products and fosters the opening and expansion of trade between foreign buyers and North American exporters.
The Oilseed Oil Producers Association in Bulgaria is a juridical, non-profit voluntary association of producers of vegetable oils, expeller, oilseed meals and byproducts resulting from the processing of oilseeds. Members of the association are Bulgarian and foreign legal entities involved in business, trade, research, development, educational activities concerning the processing of oilseeds.
The Palm Oil Refiners Association of Malaysia (PORAM) was formed in 1975 primarily to present a representative voice to the Government and the trade in all matters related to the palm oil industry. Being a trade association, PORAM is a voluntary, non-profit organization. Its members comprise of companies involved in the refining and related downstream processing of palm oil, palm kernel oil and other vegetable oils including ancillary services.
Aims to facilitate a global dialogue on soya that is economically viable, socially equitable and environmentally sound; reach consensus among key stakeholders and players linked to the soya industry; act as a forum to develop and promote a standard of sustainability for the production, processing, trading and use of soya; act as an internationally recognised forum for the monitoring of global soya production in terms of sustainability; and mobilise diverse sectors interested in participating in the Round Table process.
SACOTA is an association of trading members operating within South Africa and the SADC region, committed to the promotion of free market principles, sanctity of contracts and ethical trading practises, as well as promoting a free and fair grains trade environment.
An international forum where science meets business on independent, impartial ground. SCI provides the opportunity for sharing information between sectors as diverse as food and agriculture, pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, environmental science and safety.
Represents the interests of the Belgian sector of vegetable and animal oils and fats. It welcomes all types of companies, national and international, large, medium and small, from all related sectors, including: transportation, brokerage, trading, checking, fat melting, margarine production, storage and handling, extraction and refining
A non-profit commodity organisation whose mission is to increase domestic canola production to meet a growing demand for healthy oil. It promotes the establishment and maintenance of conditions favourable to growing, marketing, processing and using US canola.
The WRO represents the rendering industry worldwide, serving as an exchange platform for education and information among its members and with like-minded associations around the world. The WRO represents its members in international government and world organisation forums, debating topics such as food production, animal and human health, and the environment.
Established in 2009, YABITED is a Turkish association consisting of academics, scientists and officials in the vegetable oil industry. It raises awareness of edible oils and fats, and encourages and supports research on fatty foods.
Promotes federal, state and local government policies, programmes and initiatives that encourage expanded ethanol use; provides technically accurate and timely information to auto manufacturers and technicians, the media, policy makers, marketers and refiners, and the general public; participates in educational activities to increase public awareness regarding renewable fuels and the positive contribution they make to American energy independent, the economy and the environment; and provides RFA members with the information necessary for informed business decisions.
An independent, non-profit biotechnology stakeholders association. Its key role is to provide accurate information and awareness, understanding as well as knowledge on biotechnology and biosafety in South Africa and the African region.
The Italian Association for the Development of Biotechnology, representing more than 120 companies and science & technology parks operating in Italy and involved in various biotech-related fields – pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, agro-food, fine chemicals, environment, processing industry and equipment.
The world’s largest trade association representing biotechnology companies, academic institutions, state biotechnology centres and related organisations across the USA and in more than 30 countries. BIO members are involved in the research and development of healthcare, agricultural, industrial and environmental biotechnology products.
Germany’s biotechnology sector representative at the European association, EuropaBio, in Brussels. Works closely with other biotech organisations in Europe and the USA in order to lobby for the interests of the sector in an internationally coordinated way.
The trade association for enterprises involved in UK bioscience. Members include start-ups, emerging and more established bioscience companies, pharmaceutical companies, academic, research and philanthropic organisations, and service providers to the bioscience sector.
Germany’s trade association for industrial biotechnology, representing 200 large, medium-sized and small member companies engaged in research, development and production of pharmaceuticals, diagnostics, agro-biotech products, enzymes, food additives and more.
The European Association for Bioindustries created in 1996, composed of members that represent over 1,800 small and medium-sized biotech companies. Members are involved in research, development, testing, manufacturing and commercialisation of biotechnology products and processes.
A non-profit organisation established in 1987, focused on sound development in bioscience-related industries. Members spans a wide array of corporations that use applications of biotechnology in areas ranging from pharmaceutical and medical supplies, food and cosmetics, as well as chemicals, information, machinery, construction and energy and natural resources.
VBU is a federation of companies and institutions active in the fields of biotechnology and related sectors, such as pharmaceutical technology, diagnostics, medical and laboratory technology. VBU is the active interface between companies, scientific research institutions and networks, providing a platform for cooperation, communication and information.