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 Malaysian palm oil futures recovered on Monday from a nearly 2 percent fall in the previous session, supported by expectations of more imports from India and on a weaker ringgit. Benchmark palm oil futures for December on the Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Exchange rose 1.5 percent to 2,715 ringgit ($656) a tonne at the midday break. Traded volumes stood at 16,184 …

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Vegetable Oils Remove Heavy Metals From Water


Dangerous lead levels in drinking water in cities across the nation have recently made national headlines. Water contaminated with lead, mercury, or other heavy metals poses serious problems for not only our health but also for our environment. At the Agricultural Research Service’s (ARS) National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research(NCAUR) in Peoria, Illinois, scientists are investigating safe ways to remove heavy metals …

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Market Report: Lacklustre rapeseed yields support prices

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Rapeseed futures in Europe have been inching upwards this month, shored up mostly by unremarkable yields across the continent. Even the physical markets in Europe, for example in the UK, are firming up as traders continue their buying sprees in order to increase stockpiles as supply and demand remain tight. By Vladimir Pekic Published: 15 August 2016 04:13 PM This …

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Malaysian palm oil price near 3-week low on weak soy, easier supply

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KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures prices dipped in trade on Thursday, hitting their lowest levels in nearly three weeks, as they tracked rival soybean oil prices.     Traders also said palm declined on easing market supply tightness, despite strong export data from cargo surveyors earlier in the day.     “Chicago has not been very positive. At the same time, tightness is easing, …

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Malaysian palm oil stocks seen at 5-year low

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Malaysian palm oil inventories are likely to have dropped in August to a more than five-year low as a strong surge in exports outpaced a smaller growth in output. By Emile Mehmet Published: 06 September 2016 05:50 PM

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