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  1. November 19, 2019

    Dutch Advertising Code Committee: anti-palm oil campaign The Flower Farm misleading

    The Dutch Advertising Code Committee (RCC) is of the opinion that the anti-palm oil campaign of the new margarine brand The Flower Farm is misleading, inaccurate and indiscriminate. The Flower Farm acts contrary to both the Dutch Advertising Code and the Environmental Advertising Code, and has to adjust packaging, television commercial, video, social media messages and website. The European Palm Oil Alliance had filed a complaint about the new campaign.
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  2. November 14, 2019

    MVO Course Oils and Fats open for registration

    The course Oils and Fats - Basics technology, Applications and Food Safety that will be held in March/April 2020 is now open for registration. Employees from companies in the oils and fats industry and related companies in the fields of food, feed, technology and energy are more than welcome to participate.
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  3. February 26, 2019

    REMINDER: Courses MVO Academy open for registration

    The courses ‘Basics of Oils and Fats’, ‘Food and Feed Safety’ and ‘Sustainable Sourcing’ that will be held in April, June and September 2019 are open for registration. Employees from companies in the oils and fats industry and related companies in the fields of food, feed, technology and energy are more than welcome to participate.
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  4. December 14, 2018

    Courses MVO Academy open for registration

    The courses ‘Basics of Oils and Fats’, ‘Food and Feed Safety’ and ‘Sustainable Sourcing’ that will be held in April, June and September 2019 are now open for registration. Employees from companies in the oils and fats industry and related companies in the fields of food, feed, technology and energy are more than welcome to participate.
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  5. Biodiesel most sustainable fuel

    Biofuels in the Netherlands are very sustainable. This appears from the annual report of the Netherlands Emissions Authority (NEa). The biodiesel we use in the Netherlands is mainly made from used cooking oil. The emission factor of biodiesel is the lowest of all the energy sources. Biodiesel thus performs significantly better than biogas and bio-ethanol, for example, but also better than electricity.
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  6. July 3, 2018

    2017 record year for oils and fats industry


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  7. Last call for registration MVO Course Food & Feed Safety


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  8. March 26, 2018

    Course 'Basics of Oils and Fats' fully booked

    The new course for basics about oils and fats offered by MVO Academy, is now fully booked. Interested persons in a course about oils and fats can still look into the other courses of the MVO Academy programm such as the course 'Food & Feed Safety of Oils and Fats ' or the course 'Sustainability of Oils and Fats'.
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  9. January 19, 2018

    Importance of oils and fats for the Dutch economy increased

    The Dutch import and export of oils, fats and oilseeds grew strongly in 2017. With more than 8 billion euros the export of oils and fats (5 billion euros) and oilseeds (3.1 billion euros) is in the top of the most important product groups for the Dutch export of agricultural goods. The significance of the sector has also increased with the import of agricultural goods. With 5.5 billion euros of oils and fats and 3.9 billion euros of oilseeds, both imports and exports reached a record high in 2017.
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  10. December 12, 2017

    Registration now open for Food & Feed Safety Course.

    Just recently we notified you about the new courses that have been developed within MVO Academy. Now we are pleased to present you the new and adjusted Food & Feed Safety course.
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