OFI Magazine Issue | January 2017Subscribe and don't miss an issue.
Our January 2017 issue features a company profile on China’s state-owned food giant COFCO, which is the country’s largest edible oil producer and processor.
We examine the role of drones in oil palm plantation management and crop cultivation.
On the subject of lauric oils, we take a detailed look at palm kernel oil extraction methods, production and sustainability issues. We also focus on coconut oil and how processing can give it a longer shelf-life and better health aspects.
Our January issue also looks at what strategies Stolt-Nielsen has adopted to weather difficult market conditions and its operations in edible oil shipping and storage.
On the subject of oleochemicals, Air Liquide explains how bio-propylene glycol provides a new outlet for glycerine to oleochemical producers.
Respected industry expert Dorab Mistry examines the effects of Indonesia’s biodiesel mandate, Indian and Chinese demand, and El Niño and La Niña weather patterns on the oils and fats complex and prices.
We feature a round-up of some of the latest projects and technology developments around the world.
And we preview the second OFI India 2017 conference and exhibition, being held at the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre on 19-20 May 2017.
As always, our January issue features our regular usual mix of news, event listings and statistics.
Bonus distributions will be made at the 28th Annual Palm and Lauric Oils Conference & Exhibition: Price Outlook 2017/2018 (POC 2017) on 6-8 March in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
January 2017 highlights
Transport & Logistics News
Renewable Materials News
Diary of Events
COFCO’s global expansion
Game of drones
Splitting the kernel
Processing coconut oil
Shipping & Storage
Stolt-Nielsen: bucking the trend
Trading & Price Forecasting
2017 Price Outlook
Processing & Technology
Plant and technology round-up
New date for OFI India in May 2017
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In next months issue:
- Biofuels: Market report – South America
- Nutrition: Explaining good and bad fats
- Europe: Focus on edible oils market and players
- Shipping, storage & logistics: Feature on Port of Rotterdam
- 12th Annual World Bio Markets, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 27-30 March 2017