INFORM magazine is an AOCS member benefit providing information about the latest scientific advances, business developments, trends, and critical issues in the areas of oils, fats, and related materials.

July/August 2018
Julu/August 2018
Volume 29 (7)

Featured Articles

Under arrest: investigating factors that govern partial coalescence
A technique used to move microscopic objects during medical procedures such as in vitro fertilization makes it possible to directly observe partial coalescence—a phenomenon critical to the texture and behaviour of ice cream and whipped toppings in which fat globules begin to merge but do not fully combine into single spherical globules.

Highlights from Minneapolis
These five take-home nuggets from the 2018 AOCS Annual Meeting & Expo will give you a taste of the original science that was presented.

2018 Annual Meeting & Expo photo tour
Were you unable to make it to Minneapolis? The pictures are worth a thousand words.

AOCS 2018 Award Recipients

Challenges and opportunities to replace EDTA in the food industry
Researchers use a combinatorial approach to evaluate the antioxidant mechanisms, polarities, and interactions of natural ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid (EDTA) alternatives.


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