Tag: rapeseed oil

Small rapeseed harvest coincides with strong demand for biodiesel

Small rapeseed harvest coincides with strong demand for biodiesel

June 30, 2019 |

In Germany, according to UFOP, due to the poor growing conditions that have been accompanying winter rapeseed since it was sown, Germany will only see a small rapeseed crop in 2019. The estimate is for around 3.1 million tonnes. This would translate to a 17 per cent drop from the already weak previous year and […]

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German biodiesel mostly comprised of rapeseed oil

German biodiesel mostly comprised of rapeseed oil

February 24, 2014 |

In Germany, UFOP determined that rapeseed oil is the most important raw material of the biodiesel component in diesel fuel, comprising 89% of the content based on investigation of the raw material composition of diesel fuel at public filling stations commissioned by UFOP. Palm kernel oil comprised 6% and palm and soya oil comprised 4 […]

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