The vegetable oils market is likely to affected by any number of external factors over the coming years, from the growth of biofuels to changes in dietary habits. Nick Peksa examines the latest market trends. This article first appeared in ESM Issue 2 2019.
If you were to ask a biologist what he or she thought was the underlying principle of biology, he or she would probably tell you that it was homeostasis. This is the ability to maintain a constant internal environment in response to environmental changes.
Now, if you think about a system as an entire ecosystem, you get a better understanding of why the oils and fats industry is so complex.