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.



May 16-17 May 23-24, 2022

MVO Academy; Oils & Fats Course 2022



May 25-28, 2022

EFPRA Congress

Vilamoura, Portugal


June 8, 2022

GAFTA Annual Dinner



June 16-17, 2022

FEDIOL General Assembly



June 24, 2022

NOFOTA Golf Tournament



June 29, 2022

Seminar on Trading Rules

VNAB knowledge and meeting center, Rotterdam


September 4-9, 2022

FOSFA Introductory Course and Advanced Course

University of Greenwich


New President GROFOR

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.

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FOSFA courses run parallel in September

FOSFA has decided to run the Introductory course and the Advanced course parallel from 4 – 9 September at the University of Greenwich in London. More information on the programme and on the registration can be found here.

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Fismer Lecithin GmbH new member of NOFOTA

Fismer Lecithin is based in Hamburg, Germany. Fismer Lecithin is a specialist in the manufacturing of lecithins. Their product range includes native and special lecithins from oilseeds, such as soya beans, rapeseeds and sunflower seeds. For more information please click…

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Annual Report 2021 available

The Annual Report, including the financial statement for the year 2021 is now available on the members section of the website. It can be downloaded under the “publications” section. Members have received it together with the invitation and agenda for…

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Membership Intermodal Tank Transport (ITT) Netherlands B.V. terminated

As a result of non-payment of the annual membership fee the Council has decided to terminate the membership of ITT Netherlands B.V., located in Spijkenisse.

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