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.

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 120 member firms in 15 countries support NIOP with their membership.

Member Benefits


Glenn Ginalick



Brian Owens

First Vice President

Stratas Foods

Changjian Ji

2nd Vice President

Cargill, Inc.

Nate Smithson


Moving Parts LLC

Joseph Basile

Board Member

Catania Oils

Keith Bryan

Board Member

Procter & Gamble Co.

John Healy

Board Member

Columbus Vegetable Oils

Mitch Kilanowski

Board Member

Darling Ingredients, Inc.

Brandon Mortensen

Board Member

BNSF Railway

Craig Mullen

Board Member

Bridgewell Agribusiness, LLC

David Nadasi

Board Member


Scott Peterson

Board Member

Odin Marine, Inc.

Liam Rogers

Board Member

Hudson Tank Terminals Corporation

Vince Schwartz

Board Member

Francis-Mustoe & Company

Andy Seagren

Board Member

Ventura Foods, LLC

Ryan Simeral

Board Member

MPB Commodities Brokerage Inc.

Eric Snow

Eric Snow

Board Member

Stolt Tankers USA, Inc.