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Processing Contaminants in Edible Oils: MCPD and Glycidyl Esters

Mitigation of MCPD and Glycidyl Esters in Edible Oils

This complimentary book chapter from Processing Contaminants in Edible Oils, MCPD and Glycidyl Esters provides an overview of the effect of individual steps of the entire value-added chain of palm oil on the mitigation of 3-MCPD esters and related compounds. Download

Solvent Extraction

Solvent Extraction

This AOCS Annual Meeting Presentation (2017) briefly describes the history of solvent extraction leading to today's technology. The common unit processes in a solvent extraction plant will be outlined, including solvent extraction, meal desolventising, toasting, drying and cooling, miscella distillation, solvent recovery and the mineral oil vent recovery system. Download

Foam optimization strategies

Some products, such as hand dishwashing detergents and shampoos, need high and sustainable foam while other products, such as auto dishwasher detergents and swimming pool disinfectants, need low and fast-collapsing foam. This article from INFORM magazine reviews some basic foam-optimization principles, and examples of how to increase and decrease the foam of various surfactants and their formulations, based on application. Download