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

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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New Member Resource Created: Member2Member

By Membership

As we continue to define the new normal, NIOP wants to continue to be a resource that its members can turn to for help in navigating these uncharted waters. While unfortunate, we could not meet earlier this year as planned, the value NIOP affords through networking, meetings, and technical guidance should not be lost but instead utilized as we work to move forward. Returning to work, we are all facing various and unique challenges which may cover feedstocks, production, transportation, or…

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After Years of Service, Fraser steps aside to Make Room for “New Blood”

By Membership

Bill Fraser, from Pasternak, Baum and Company, stepped “off the board” and out of the chairmanship of the Convention Committee as of 2020.  Fraser was recently recognized by the NIOP board with a token of appreciation for his years of service.  The presentation of his gift was made during a recent,virtual NIOP Board Meeting. After several decades of volunteer service to the NIOP board and the Convention Committee, Fraser said “it was time. Time to step aside and make room…

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“NIOP provides a platform for all edible fats & oil industry players to assemble together to network, build relationships, execute business and learn about industry trends. The conference is always diverse in the attendee base, as far upstream as producers to downstream as consumers, which adds to the breadth and depth of quality provided.”

Sandra Hulm, Conagra Brands

NIOP, since my first conference in the early 70's, has always been a source of information and knowledge. There are many attending with a wealth of knowledge. I always leave these meetings with a new bit of information, and nowhere else will you find it!

Claude Jones, Francis-Mustoe & Company