Ingredients > Fats & oils

Industry works to eliminate global trans fat

14 May, 2019

Members of the International Food and Beverage Alliance have enhanced their commitment to WHO's goal of phasing out industrially produced trans fat from the global food supply by 2023.


EC proposes limit on trans fats

10 October, 2018

The European Commission is calling for comments on a proposal to limit the amount of trans fats to 2 grams per 100 grams of fat.


Pura Shef-pro Premium Butter Replacer

13 August, 2018

Pura Shef-pro Premium Butter Replacer is a premium alternative to butter. With the same melting point characteristics, colour and flavour as butter, the butter replacer is suitable for total or partial butter replacement.


Arjuna Naturals Extracts natural preservative formulation for vegetable oils

23 January, 2018

Arjuna Naturals Extracts has launched its natural preservative formulation for combating oxidation, thermal degradation and hydrolytic rancidity, and extending the frying cycle of vegetable oils.


The science behind maintaining edible oil quality

16 January, 2018

Knowing how edible oils such as canola deteriorate can provide valuable insight into deterioration prevention.


MQuant Free Fatty Acids visual test strips

01 November, 2017

MQuant Free Fatty Acids visual test strips can indicate the quality of frying oil in as little as 30 s.


Submissions invited on GM canola

18 September, 2017 by Nichola Murphy

CSIRO and Nuseed Pty Ltd have applied to Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) requesting that the Australia New Zealand Food Standards Code is changed to permit food from a genetically modified canola line that produces an omega-3 fatty acid, and submissions are invited on this application.


Europe fights back against olive oil adulteration

06 April, 2017

Olive oil adulteration for the purpose of financial gain has become one of the biggest sources of agricultural fraud in the EU.


Polaris Omegavie DHA algae Qualitysilver 5

01 November, 2016

Polaris has developed a European algal oil that is pure, natural, sustainable and vegetarian, and is also highly stable.


Major players sign up to trans fat phase-out

19 May, 2016

Eleven of the world's largest food and beverage companies have pledged to phase out industrially produced trans fat by the end of 2018.


Bad karma is causing million-dollar oil palm crop failures

15 September, 2015

It seems that bad karma is the cause of massive oil palm crop failures.


How to end palm oil's unsustainable rule

29 July, 2015 by Bhavani Shankar

There are good reasons to diversify into other edible oils, but it will take strategic thinking, says Bhavani Shankar.


US tipped to give trans fat the boot

05 June, 2015

The FDA is poised to take action to phase out the remaining trans fat in the US's food supply.


Neptune Bio-Innovations NepTrim fat replacement system

10 June, 2014

NepTrim is a range of fat replacement products for use in food manufacturing. The products are designed to partially replace fat and reduce calories in food products, particularly baked goods.


Multidisciplinary investigation of trans fat

09 April, 2014

Trans fat, derived from the partial hydrogenation of vegetable oils, is present in many processed foods and bakery items. But in the US the FDA is currently reviewing evidence that trans fats are not generally recognised as safe (GRAS) for any use in food.


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