MVO Academy

MVO academy organises courses and guest lectures about oils and fats in the supply chain. In addition, there is a digital MVO knowledge centre. MVO represents the companies in the oils and fats industry in the Netherlands. The oils and fats industry is one of the main agribusiness sectors in the Netherlands. We are dedicated to supporting a sustainable and internationally competitive supply and distribution chain. Within MVO Academy, we aim to disseminate knowledge about oils and fats and thus contribute to a constructive dialogue between the supply chain actors, (future) employees clients, partners and stakeholders. The courses are developped by experts from the supply chain and related stakeholders.

Course Oils and Fats


We are taking the MVO course Basics of Oils & Fats online!

MVO Academy developed an interesting course lectured by experts from the industry using various online training tools that keeps participants triggered.

The course gives an update on all relevant aspects of the oils and fats supply chain. It deals with production, processing, logistics, chemistry and applications. It also highlights the important nutritional aspects, food safety elements and sustainability aspects. The broad overview offered by this course provides an excellent basis. 

We invite new employees and experienced workers wanting a more integrated insight into the supply chain for this digital course.

We offer remote education for 20 hours using different working methods. The course is divided over 5 days. Each day has 2 blocks of each 2 hours. The following 5 online contribution methods are used:

  1. Online presentations.
  2. Answering questions using provided teaching materials.
  3. Online whiteboard / post-it discussions, using software such as Mural or Miro.
  4. Videos and presentations about processing steps.
  5. Feedback from small experiments that can be done in a kitchen or work lab.

The cost will be € 750,00 for MVO-members and € 1000,00 for non-MVO members.

Click here for a leaflet on this digital course.