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Moving Oilseed Products Forward

The National Institute of Oilseed Products is an international trade association with the principal objective of promoting the general business welfare of persons, firms and corporations engaged in the buying, selling, processing, shipping, storage and use of vegetable oils and raw materials.

Join the growing global reach of the oilseed industry.

For over 80 years, NIOP has served the needs of its international membership representing a variety of trades. The list includes importers and exporters, samplers and weighers, transportation operators, brokers, testing laboratories, storage tank operators, processors, refiners, food manufacturers, insurance companies, soap and cosmetic firms and coconut and palm plantation operators. Approximately 130 member firms in 15 countries support NIOP with their membership.

Member Benefits

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Annual Convention
Network & Succeed.

Network with industry professionals and discover where the Oilseed Industry is heading at the NIOP Annual Convention.

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Introduction to the
Oilseed Industry

Learn about the major industrial players and protocols for the Oilseeds Industry.

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NIOP Scholarship Fund
Supporting Our Future

The Albert F. Mogerley Scholarship Program supports students seeking degrees fields related to oilseeds.

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Member Organizations
Working Together.

Our organizations are the lifeblood of the Oilseed Industry. Learn who we are and what makes NIOP unique.

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Targray Announces New Oregon Biodiesel Terminal Locations

By Membership

Targray’s latest biodiesel supply points address the growing demand for renewable fuels in Oregon and neighboring states. Portland, Oregon, March 9, 2023 – Targray, a leading international supplier of renewable fuels and feedstock, has announced today the opening of two new biodiesel terminals in the state of Oregon.   Located in Portland and Eugene respectively, the new terminals are strategically positioned to ease supply concerns for wholesale fuel distributors, retailers and refineries in the state which has a mandatory 5% biodiesel blending requirement in place to…

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Retirement from AmSpec Testing Services Pte. Ltd.

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AmSpec Group announced today that, Mr Siow Seng Toh, the Vice President of Agri South East Asia, has retired from AmSpec Testing Services Pte. Ltd. Mr Siow Seng Toh has been integral part of the company for the past 5 years. According to the company, “his contribution with hard work, commitment and dedication are worthy of admiration will always be valued and remembered. Mr Siow Seng Toh will be greatly missed.” Sherif Fakhry, Regional Vice President at AmSpec Group will…

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U.S. Standards for “Canola”

By Business Advice, Membership

Click here for the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) Notice stating that no changes are being made regarding the U.S Standards for “Canola” under the United  States Grain Standards Act, as amended, (USGSA). As background, on June 29, 2018, AMS published in the Federal Register a request for comment on “whether the current canola standards and grading practices needed to be amended.” After reviewing the eight (8) comments received, AMS determined no changes should be made at this time. This…

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American Commodities is growing; adds Kevin Brassington to the team

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 September 20, 2022  Amcom announces that Kevin Brassington is joining the Amcom team.  Kevin has had a 25 year career with ADM and Cofco-Agri running large crush and refinery assets across the world, in North America, South America, Europe and China.  In the challenging environment of explosive growth in supply and demand of food production and fuel consumption, the need for a seasoned professional has never been greater.  Kevin will complement the existing team at Amcom from our FLAT EARTH…

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“"Being included in the NIOP organization has been beyond mine and Columbus' dreams. Just being a part of an organization that unifies and supports the industry we are all in, validates what we have been working so hard and long for. I mean this has been a very long road! We are excited as you are to be part of NIOP."”

Paulette Gagliardo, President, Columbus Vegetable Oils

“The NIOP's 2020 Introduction to the Oilseed Industry Training was well set up, despite being virtual due to the current circumstances. It was complete, straightforward to understand and the level of knowledge of the presenters was very high.

I highly recommend it to anyone in the industry, especially to my colleagues from Latin America, who are waiting for upskilling in this work area and easily understand the US's oilseed industry”.

Jose Roberto Montenegro, President, Tropical Oil Division, AgroAmerica

"I want to thank you and Scott for making the 2022 NIOP OIT such a great experience yesterday. I mentioned to you yesterday this was the most informative class I have ever attended in my professional career – all thanks to both of you, the presenters, and the discussions with other attendees. The amount of knowledge in that room yesterday is incredible and I feel very fortunate to be working with so many great people in a great industry!"

I highly recommend it to anyone in the industry, especially to my colleagues from Latin America, who are waiting for upskilling in this work area and easily understand the US's oilseed industry”.

Henry Hartge, Supply Chain Coordinator, MPB Commodities