Tag: fatty acids

EU remains largest biodiesel producer

EU remains largest biodiesel producer

December 21, 2019 |

In Germany, UFOP reports that in the EU, biodiesel production has increased for another year, accounting for more than one third of world production, and said that the single most important biodiesel producer is the European Union, which accounted for 34 per cent of global output of 41 million tonnes in 2018. The term “biodiesel” […]

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Europe looking more to palm oil for fatty acids as tallow supplies shrink

Europe looking more to palm oil for fatty acids as tallow supplies shrink

October 31, 2019 |

In the UK, ICIS reports that a growing shortage in Europe of fatty acids usually produced from tallow has the market looking to source palm oil as feedstock instead. With tallow-based biodiesel production increasing thanks to policies that allow for “double counting” against European biofuel blending mandates when waste feedstocks are used, the tallow market […]

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New strategy for efficiently producing fatty acids and biofuels from glucose

New strategy for efficiently producing fatty acids and biofuels from glucose

July 7, 2019 |

In South Korea, researchers from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) presented a new strategy for efficiently producing fatty acids and biofuels that can transform glucose and oleaginous microorganisms into microbial diesel fuel, with one-step direct fermentative production. The newly developed strain, created by Distinguished Professor Sang Yup Lee and his team, showed […]

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Biodiesel a major opportunity for tall oil fatty acids

Biodiesel a major opportunity for tall oil fatty acids

May 26, 2015 |

In New York state, one of the most promising growth prospects for the global tall oil fatty acid market is the production of biodiesel from feedstock rich in TOFA. Due to its organic nature, tall oil fatty acid has emerged as a candidate for biodiesel production. Biodiesel has carved a sustainable niche for itself in […]

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