Overview page

  1. 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.
    Read more
  2. November 12, 2019

    GMO/NBT: joint statement Netherlands and Spain underlines urgency of next steps


    Read more
  3. November 12, 2019

    Palm oil and next steps towards sustainability

    Last week the RSPO had its 16th General assembly and 17th Round Table meeting in Bangkok. Clearly, progress has been made over the last years and the volume of certified palm oil has increased. From the discussions it is also clear that much more needs to be done.
    Read more
  4. November 11, 2019

    EU Council adopts decision on NBT/GMO study


    Read more
  5. November 7, 2019

    GMOs/NBTs: EU Council to ask EC study by end April 2021


    Read more
  6. EU to discuss duties Indonesian biodiesel in TDC 13 Nov


    Read more
  7. October 18, 2019

    Waste or resource: barriers to a circular economy

    The Task Force Herijking Afvalstoffen chaired by Winnie Sorgdrager has identified obstacles that governments and companies are experiencing on their way to a circular economy. In order to be able to deal with scarce resources and to limit waste production and environmental impact, legislation and regulations often still pose a barrier. The report was commissioned by the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management and the Association of Dutch Water Authorities. State Secretary Stientje van Veldhoven who received the report on behalf of the Dutch cabinet: “The Netherlands will be fully circular in 2050. That is the transition that we are supporting together. In order to give wings to this transition, waste legislation and regulations must also be in order. The report helps to find those places where the rules are still tight. "
    Read more
  8. October 17, 2019

    Brexit: EU and UK negotiators agree on new text (update 2)


    Read more
  9. October 17, 2019

    Brexit: EU and UK negotiators agree on new text (update)


    Read more
  10. WTO approves U.S. “Airbus tariffs” on EU products


    Read more