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 160 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 January 2024). Moreover it provides a mechanism for the settlement of disputes by its arbitration institute.

Events

21
MAR

March 21, 2024

MVO General Assembly

VNO-NCW, Den Haag

18
APR

April 18, 2024

NOFOTA Annual Dinner & AGM

Laurenskerk, Rotterdam

12
JUN

June 12-13, 2024

FEDIOL General Assembly

Budapest

12
JUN

June 12-14, 2024

EFPRA Annual Congress

Krasnapolski Hotel, Amsterdam

20
JUN

June 20, 2024

Midsummer Trade Reception

June 20, 2024

1
SEP

September 1-6, 2024

FOSFA basic introductory and advanced courses

Greenwich University, London

10
SEP

September 10-11, 2024

OFI/CPOC Sustainable oils & fats conference

AHOY conference, Rotterdam

SEP

September 2024 (tba)

NOFOTA seminar on Trading Rules

VNAB, Boompjes 251, 3011 XZ Rotterdam

7
NOV

November 7, 2024

FOSFA AGM and Annual Dinner

The Brewery, London

5
DEC

December 5, 2024

FOSFA Oils & Fats Dinner

Tallow Chandlers Hall, London

updates

Qualitas Inspection B.V. new member of NOFOTA

As per 8 February 2024 Qualitas Inspection B.V. is a new member of NOFOTA. Qualitas is an inspection company based in Nieuw-Buinen The Netherlands and active in the field of cargo inspections of amongst others (organic) food and feed products.

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NOFOTA Annual Dinner sold out

Registration for the NOFOTA Dinner 2024 is now closed. Its no longer possible to order tables or seats. Should you have any questions, please contact the secretariat via info@nofota.com.

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Petition (Poll) for retention of the CIF Rotterdam market for tropical fats

NOFOTA asks you, as a member and directly involved parties in the sector, for your support in this initiative. Do this by signing this petition and indicating that you agree that NOFOTA should take action to investigate possibilities to resolve…

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Non-business days 2024 published

The non-business days for 2024 are now available on the website under About us/non-business days Non-business days 2024   1 January29 March1 April9 May20 May24 December25 December26 December31 December New Years Day (Monday)Good Friday (Friday)Easter MondayAscension DayWhit MondayChristmas Eve* (Tuesday)Christmas…

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