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 February 2022). Moreover it provides a mechanism for the settlement of disputes by its arbitration institute.
University of Greenwich, London
VNAB knowledge centre, Boompjes 251 in Rotterdam
The Brewery, London
Grand Elysee Hotel, Hamburg
Tallow Chandlers Hall, London
On 15 September 2022, NOFOTA together with het Comite organize a workshop on arbitration at the VNAB knowledge and meeting center, Boompjes 251 in Rotterdam. This workshop is intended for current arbitrators at both arbitration institutes, but also for interested…read more
Saybolt (laboratorium services), based in Botlek-Rotterdam, became a member of NOFOTA as per 15 July 2022. Saybolt has also requested to become a NOFOTA recognized laboratoium. The recognition procedure is going to start soonest.read more
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…read more
Please be informed that, as from 12 may 2022, Mr. Björn Meyer is the new elected President of GROFOR. Mr. Meyer is Sales Lead at Cargill Global Edible Oil Solutions Europe.read more