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Scientists from Chungnam National University and Seoul National University report that a blend of fractionated rice bran oil and fully hydrogenated soybean oil, with added conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), has the potential to replace partially hydrogen ate d vegetable oil.
inform May 2009, Vol. 20 (5) 293 www.beveragedaily.com that it is “in talks At least three edible oil refineries are to the 1960s. NSA is looking for contri- with major beverage companies.” Virun likely to be established in 2009 in the butions from industry and individuals to says the technology delivers a shelf life of 12,000-acre industrial zone of Port Qasim, defray the remaining cost, which is esti- up to two years in “ambient formats.” Karachi, Pakistan, according to the Busi- mated to be another $200,000. ness Recorder newspaper. OLIVE OIL The Federacion Olivicola Argentina is SOY OIL/MEAL/MILK New ventures lobbying for removal of the country’s 5% Soy oil may have a role in reducing Drilling began at the end of February for export retentions, according to the El greenhouse gas emissions, according to a carbon dioxide injection well beneath Cronista newspaper. With additional such researchers from Purdue University in Archer Daniels Midland Co.’s property in incentives, the sector could move up in West Lafayette, Indiana, USA. Scien- Decatur, Illinois, USA, as part of an $84.3 just four years from an annual production tists led by Al Heber and Jiqin Ni headed million project. The well, which will reach of 25,000 metric tons (MT) to 60,000 MT a yearlong project that monitored the a depth of more than 6,500 feet under- without the need to plant any more trees, effectiveness of soybean oil on dust and ground, according to the Herald & Review the group said. odor within hog finishing barns. Compared newspaper of Decatur, was expected to with an unsprayed barn, the oil-treated be completed in late March or early April barn showed an average 20% decrease 2009. in methane emissions and a 19% average nnn reduction in carbon dioxide emissions. Unilever will begin manufacturing ice cream (Methane and carbon dioxide are green- in Romania, the company announced in house gases.) a news release. The company also has nnn agreed to acquire the Romanian ice cream SunOpta (Brampton, Ontario, Canada) brand Napoca, which was made available has commissioned a soy processing and by its current owners in 2008. aseptic packaging plant in Modesto, Cal- ifornia, USA, that is expected to begin PALM OIL commercial production by the end of the second quarter of 2009. The company R&D Malaysia’s palm oil production in 2009 is told FoodNavigator.com that when the
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