DuPont Pioneer's soybean oil Plenish has been approved for the EU and, despite having to label on pack it as genetically modified, European manufacturers have already shown interest, says US trade group Qualisoy.
Researchers investigating the healthiness of DuPont’s GM soybean oil Plenish versus other oils have found coconut may be best – beating even olive oil. But it’s best to have a diverse diet with oil from many sources, they say.
Oils and fats that provide the taste and food qualities while providing a rich source of the ‘good’ fats is an ongoing issue that has resulted in a range of oils that have laid claim to being the ‘next big thing.’
US ingredients firms Bunge and DuPont today announced that they are
"dramatically increasing" their supply of low linolenic
soybean oil to the food industry, on the back of growing demand for
trans fat alternatives.
US ingredients firms Bunge and DuPont are to expand their soybean
partnership to include industrial applications and biofuels, but
the development is unlikely to affect their supply to the food
US Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists have discovered a
way to speed up the identification of low-linolenic soybean
varieties, findings that could contribute to increased production
of low-trans fat soy oil.
Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) is to expand its range of low trans
fat oils for the food industry by teaming up with biotech giant
Monsanto to process some of the company's Vistive low-linolenic
soybeans this year.
Cereal giant Kellogg is to reformulate some of its products with a
low linolenic soybean oil in an effort to reduce or eliminate trans
fatty acids while also minimizing the saturated fat content of the
products, the company announced...