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  • What basic training, certification, and/or continuing needs do you have that are currently not being met by existing courses? This information will be used to identify and address the most important work ...

  • Hi I may require for my client pilot solvent fractionation plant only for the crystallization section having capacity 10 kg where oil; solvent ratio used will be up to 1;6 w/w and temperature range ...

  • Did you know that AOCS LPP (Laboratory Proficiency Program) includes analysis of dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS)? Distillers dried grains is a co-product of ethanol production. The significant ...

  • Good day  Perhaps I should elaborate a bit on my previous question.   Does anyone know what the best way is to determine the quality of fat in mechanically deboned chicken meat and what acceptable values ...

  • Hi, Has anyone used EDTA for refining soya oil without using Phosphoric Acid/ Citric Acid / Caustic and Enzymes.  Please share your experience.   Thank you! ------------------------------ Piyush Doshi ...

  • Bom dia Ana, Sou de São Paulo, trabalho com foco em óleo de palma e láuricos, sou membro AOCS desde 2018 e tive a oportunidade de atender o evento nesse mesmo ano em Foz do Iguaçu, foi incrivel, não consegui ...

  • Dear Hassan, The short answer to your question is No.  This is because pH and Acid Number measure different things.  pH measures the equilibrium concentration of free hydrogen ions (actually, hydronium ...

  • Greetings from Brazil! I've attended the AOCS Meeting for the first time this year and it was great! Because it's online, we didn't have that much exchange during the congress, only during the sessions, ...

  • Is there any list or computed pH value for determination of Acid Number of various Vegetable Oils and  Agricultural-commodities?  Thanks in anticipation of your response. ------------------------------ ...

  • This week's harvest of plant protein patents is attached in one spreadsheet. If you have questions please email me at scott.bloomer@aocs.org. ------------------------------ Scott Bloomer, Ph.D. Director, ...

  • Kind regards Ana Important data are found when different types of bleaching earth are evaluated against the same oil, analyzes such as, peroxide value, free fatty acids, oil retention in clay and residual ...

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  • Hello Jorge, Thank you for your contribution and congratulation for your presentation on AOCS Meeting, I had the oportunity to wacth and it was really helpfull! About the "bleachability index", I've seen ...

  • Hello, Prof. Rania. Thank you for your reply, it is an honor! Last week my team and I were discussing this article that you've shared, and it was the trigger for wondering if there is any "bleachability ...

  • Hello Ana, In practice, the factors that determine the amount of Bleaching Earth are the RBD color and the stability of the oil. The bleaching index works somewhat better in crude palm oil where you can ...

  • Greetings, I have listed "Bleaching Efficiency" in new original research article published in Scopus-indexed journal: " Using Nanotechnology in Bleaching Vegetable Oils (2020). Egyptian Journal of Chemistry, ...