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  • Maersk profits were recently announced to have increased by 68% this year. Hapag announced a 70% growth. (Both companies were self reporting so - I believe them). There has been aprox. a 4 x increase ...

  • In the UK food price inflation in the past year has been 2.1% up to the end of October according theguardian.com. General consumer inflation was 3.1% over the same period. But I have noticed some surprising ...

  • Certainly I would agree that vegetable oil prices are one of the main contributors as they are directly and indirectly (derivatives of vegetable oils such as emulsifiers etc...) used in food applications ...

  • The lack of citric acid is limiting our business. Any help in sourcing powdered citric acid would be greatly appreciated. Thank you. Fernando Muñoz General Manager Scott G. Williams, LLC 2111 General ...

  • During the past month, several reports have singled out vegetable oils (and wheat) as main causes of food price inflation. What are you seeing in your industry? Are these rising prices really related ...

  • One of the areas regularly covered in the AOCS annual meeting are 'hot topics.' A hot topic that we may be tired of hearing about is climate change and greenhouse gas emissions. Edible oil and related ...

  • This week's plant protein patent documents are attached. Access to the PatBase platform used for these patent results is due to the generous support of Minesoft. ------------------------------ ...

  • AOCS Divisions, Sections and Common Interest Groups hosted many online Mixers in 2021 and just 2 remain. Please make plans to join us! December 2: A student get-together! Ugly Sweater Party - Student ...

  • AOCS has received a request of a customer looking for a co-packer for plant based spread. They would like to produce 1 lb blocks, 10 lb cubes and laminated sheets. Initially, in the first year, they plan ...

  • Dear Dr. Madhavan - No need for apologies! I appreciate the interest you have shown in the topic of palm oil. You are correct in that palm oil does not contain cholesterol, so it was unfortunate that ...

  • Dear Elaine, I very much appreciate your point. My humble observation was based on your available remarks . I apologise if I had overreacted. However, I still believe that palm ...

  • To all - I appreciate A. Madhavan's comment in this thread of conversation. I probably did not make it clear in my previous comment regarding the differences in cholesterol content of the mouse diet ...

  • As we approach the Thanksgiving holiday in the US, I wanted to take this time to thank the inform|connect community for your constant support and advice for one another. In addition, I thank all our ...

  • Hi all, This is becoming more and more interesting. If somebody thinks that cholesterol is the culprit in palmitic diet, then what about people consuming animal fats and milk fats which contain cholesterol ...

  • Hello - We are looking at the Milwaukee Mi490. Any words of wisdom, cautions, thoughts? The goal is a month to month PV monitoring to verify C of A on receipt and on-going PV levels. thanks ...