This year, we have a new Program Committee Chairman, John Reynolds with Neste. He has asked for volunteers to help serve on the committee. This committee will be putting together our 2019 Annual Meeting to be held October 16-17 in Chicago at the Drake Hotel. Please let John Reynolds know directly or the AFOA Executive […]
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The Principals of Olsson Frank Weeda Terman Matz (OFW Law) are pleased to welcome John Dillard as a Principal of the firm. John joined OFW Law as an associate in 2012 and is in the firm’s Agriculture, Food, Litigation, and International Trade practice. In this role, he has counseled and represented food manufacturers, restaurants, farming […]
The health benefits of coconut oil have been challenged by the American Heart Association and other organizations in recent years The Falling CoconutCoconut oil prices have fallen as demand has taken a hit.Source: World Bank .a metric ton2016’17’187008009001,0001,1001,2001,3001,4001,5001,6001,7001,8001,900$2,000 May 2016x$1,439.50 a metric ton 40 Comments By Lucy Craymer Updated Jan. 7, 2019 2:55 a.m. […]
SUMMARY: The U.S Codex Office is sponsoring a public meeting on January 16, 2019. The objective of the public meeting is to provide information and receive public comments on agenda items and draft United States (U.S.) positions to be discussed at the 26th Session of the Codex Committee on Fats and Oils (CCFO) of the […]
Albert F. Mogerley, owner of Hudson Tank Terminals, passed away on Thursday, December 20th at the age of 88. Al’s family (AFOA members Liam Rogers and Craig Moore) announced the following plans for the celebration of his life: A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 29th at 11:30am at the Westside Presbyterian Church, […]
The presentations that have been provided have been uploaded to the website under the 2018 AFOA Annual Meeting Tab. Several have been requested but not received. They will be added as they are received. Please look for an email with a survey evaluation regarding request for your feedback on the 2018 Annual Meeting.
Bardin C. Levavy Attorney in right-to-die case with national implications, ‘a gifted wordsmith’ Bardin C. Levavy, aficionado of music, literature, and baseball, died on June 15, 2018. Bardin’s funeral was held on Sunday, June 17, at 11:30 a.m. at Oheb Shalom Congregation, 170 Scotland Rd., South Orange, N.J. Bardin was a student of history and […]
Sad news to report: Long time member of AFOA Steven Simeral passes away.
Stephen Borstad Service Information Former AFOA board member Stephen “Steve” Borstad, age 65, of Hutchinson, Minnesota, passed away Saturday, October 14, 2017, at the Mayo Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, October 21, 2017, 11:00 A.M. at the Riverside Church in Hutchinson. Interment will be in the Oakland Cemetery in Hutchinson. […]
Each month we recieve questions pertaining to the fats and oils industry. As an association we would like your participation in reaching out to help answer the questions below. We will send all of the questions once a month depending on how many we receive. I’m Fahri Seker the USA representative. So, we need about 100 tons […]