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Oils and Fats News January 2010

A happy and prosperous new year to everyone. The specialist group is not planning any events in New Zealand this year but people should be aware of a lipid meeting coming up in Cairns in July. The International Society for Plant Lipids (ISPL) is holding a meeting then and AAOCS will also run a concurrent programme. Further to the proposal to hold the AAOCS section meeting in Cairns, ISPL has now developed up a program of sessions that will be held on Monday 12 &…

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Oils & Fats News June 2008

Conference – November The website is now up and running for registration to Functional Foods & Edible Oils – The Future, www.foodworks.co.nz/ffoods .  Speaker’s biographies and updated programme are also to be found on the website. Early bird registrants (before 21/09/08) get this two day conference for $440 plus $100 for the dinner. Registrations are coming in – numbers are limited so book your place now. Lorenzo’s Oil – 30 Years On It is sad to note the passing in America of Lorenzo Odore whose…

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Oils & Fats News – March 2006

Book Review “The use of Palm Oil in Frying”. By Kurt Berger. Publisher, the Malaysian Palm Oil Production Council .ISBN  983-9191-02-0 This reviewer owes his almost lifetime interest (one may call it obsession) in oils and fats to Kurt Berger. Kurt was many years ago the Chief Chemist of Lyons UK . This was a company involved in corner cafes, ice cream, cakes pastry and many other food businesses. On a first business trip to the UK in 1976 the reviewer was hosted to a…

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