AOCS Oils and Fats World Market Update

and Industry Expo Announced for 2013

Urbana, Ill., USA – AOCS and APK-Inform are pleased to announce their collaborative efforts in organizing the AOCS Oils and Fats World Market Update and Oils and Fats Industry Expo in Kiev, Ukraine, in April 2013.


The AOCS Oils and Fats World Market Update 2013 will be held at the Ukrainian House 3–4 April. This conference is designed for senior executives, traders, suppliers, producers, processors, and food and nonfood companies from around the world. It will showcase world-class speakers and promote interaction with leading CEOs and decision-makers as they examine the issues relevant to all aspects of the oils and fats trade. It attracts over 250 of the oils and fats industry’s brightest minds and most-influential power brokers who will meet for unparalleled education, strategic thinking, and discussion about the progress, opportunities, and challenges facing the industry.


In conjunction with the conference, APK-inform will organize the Oils and Fats Industry Expo 2013. The expo will feature not only Ukrainian and Russian brands, but will also include brands from companies worldwide. The interest of foreign producers in the Ukrainian oils and fats industry will provide you with the opportunity to discover a wide range of equipment and materials designed to maximize your company’s production process.


Two short courses will also be offered 4–5 April. The first, Solvent Extraction of Vegetable Oils, provides new and experienced plant personnel the opportunity to meet experts, discuss their current problems, and to learn ways to enhance their plant operations. This is a must-attend for anyone interested in solvent extraction of vegetable oils. The second short course, Fundamentals of Edible Oils Refining and Considerations in Sunflower Oil Processing is a must-attend for anyone involved in the field of vegetable oil processing and who is interested in the latest developments in bleaching, hydrogenation, interesterification, deodorization, the production of biodiesel, and non-trans fats. Participants in this short course will gain valuable experience and an unmatched opportunity to find solutions to practical problems through face-to-face access to speakers, industry experts, and fellow attendees.


For information on the World Market Update or short courses contact Mindy Cain:
Phone: +1 217 -693-4827

Fax: +1 217-693-4871
[email protected]


For information concerning the exhibition contact APK-Inform Agency:

+380 562 320795
+380 56 7265272 (Ext. 160, 110)
[email protected], [email protected]
Christina Serebryakova or Svetlana Sinkovskaya


About AOCS (American Oil Chemists’ Society)

AOCS is a global professional scientific society for all individuals and corporations with interest in the fats, oils, surfactants, detergents, and related materials fields. For more than 100 years, AOCS has promoted the science and technology of lipids in the fats and oils industries through analytical methods, proficiency testing, peer-reviewed technical publishing, and by providing venues for technical discussions and educational opportunities. Today, AOCS is a global partner in the science and technology industry with over 4,500 members throughout 90 countries.