NOFOTA stands for Netherlands Oils, Fats and Oilseeds Trade Association, being the Dutch umbrella-organisation of companies concerned with the production, consumption and trade of vegetable and animal oils and fats, oilseeds and their derivatives.

NOFOTA is founded in 1918, established as the Nederlandsche Bond voor den Handel in Vetten, Oliën en Oliezaden, has approximately 150 members. A-members (kindred organisations), B-members (producers, consumers, traders and brokers) and C-members (organisations concerned with the production and trade such as storage companies, laboratories, banks etc.).

It draws up standard contracts, which are of international usage. The latest version of the NOFOTA Trading Rules can be downloaded here (version 1 September 2022). Moreover it provides a mechanism for the settlement of disputes by its arbitration institute.

Events

17
Nov

November 17, 2022

THE ROYAL DUTCH GRAIN AND FEED TRADE ASSOCIATION (HET COMITÉ) Annual Dinner

World Trade Centre WTC Rotterdam

24
Nov

November 24, 2022

GROFOR Annual Dinner

Grand Elysee Hotel, Hamburg

1
Dec

December 1, 2022

FOSFA Oils & Fats Dinner

Tallow Chandlers Hall, London

13
APR

April 13, 2023

NOFOTA AGM & Annual Dinner

Laurenskerk, Rotterdam

22
JUN

June 22, 2023

Het Comite and NOFOTA Midsummer Trade Event

Rotterdam area

updates

KLK Emmerich GmbH new member of NOFOTA

As per today 11 November 2022 we welcome KLK Emmerich GmbG is a member of the association.

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RTR For Customs Services Co. added to list of postings

RTR For customs Services Co. in Alexandria, EGYPT is added as per 3 November 2022 to the list of postings as RTR did not fulfil their obligations under de arbitration award NOF02-22.

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Lucas Dorrestein appointed as Vice-President NOFOTA

During the Council meeting of 22 September 2022 Mr. Lucas Dorrestein of Viterra was appointed as Vice -President.

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Launching optional clause for USED COOKING OILS (UCO) in the Trading Rules

As per 1 September 2022 optional clause 112 will be adopted in the NOFOTA Trading Rules. This clause will make it possible for companies that want to trade UCO’s as a forward “paper” contract.This optional clause is entirely based on…

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In memoriam

It is with the deepest sorrow that we inform you of the passing of our colleague, friend and Vice President Remond van Dorland. Remond died on Wednesday 22 June at the age of 58. Our thoughts are with his wife and…

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