Trade body seeks more use of soybean oil

Efforts are being made to reduce Myanmar’s reliance on palm oil, the most popular vegetable oil in the country, according to the Myanmar Edible Oil Millers Association. The efforts will include encouraging the public to use soybean oil instead of palm oil, U Thein Tun, second deputy chair of the association, said. Nearly a million […]

Myanmar oil millers body targets FDA certification for 150 mills by 2020

The Myanmar Edible Oil Millers Association (MEOMA) will help millers in the entire supply chain get approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), according to the Myanmar Trade Promotion Organization (MYANTRADE). This move is aimed at eradicating illegal sales in the market and ensure a firm market for producers, said an official with MEOMA. […]