The oleochemical industry makes secondary resources out of vegetable fats and oils:
They are excellent substitutes for mineral base chemicals and represent a new generation of environmentally friendly basic materials.
By applying chemical know-how these oleochemicals feedstocks are converted into a wide range of chemical products for use in
Many potential outlets for non-food oilseed have been already identified.
The potential of these products is very high in comparison with other bio-based products.
Some of the more traditional like candles, paints and linoleum are already well developed, while some others are still being explored and have not yet achieved critical market penetration.