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 (NOFOTA Trading Rules latest version (as from 1 July 2019). Moreover it provides a mechanism for the settlement of disputes by its arbitration institute.

Events

FOSFA BASIC INTRODUCTORY COURSE (cancelled)

Venue: Royal Holloway, University of London

24
SEP

SEPTEMBER 24, 2020

UCOGRAS Annual Dinner

Venue: Den Hof B, Zelzate BE

5
NOV

NOVEMBER 5, 2020

FOSFA AGM & Annual Dinner (cancelled)

Venue: Battersea Parc, London

19
NOV

NOVEMBER 19, 2020

Royal Dutch Grain Trade Association Annual Dinner

venue: WTC Building, Rotterdam

26
NOV

NOVEMBER 26, 2020

GROFOR Annual Dinner

Venue: Grand Elysee Hotel, Hamburg

During the Annual General Meeting of 27 May 2020 the members have accepted the Council’s proposal to elect Mr. Evert Schimmel as Honorary Member.

updates

Annual Dinner and AGM planned on Thursday 22 April 2021

The Annual General Meeting and Dinner will take place on Thursday 22 April 2021 in Rotterdam. All depending on the COVID-19 situation that time. members are kept informed via website and Circular Letters.

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Evert Schimmel elected as Honorary Member of NOFOTA

During the Annual General Meeting of 27 May 2020 the members have accepted the Council’s proposal to elect Mr. Evert Schimmel as Honorary Member. Mr. Schimmel has been a Council member in two periods. The first period was 1991-1999, in…

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NOFOTA created the “Association’s Flyer”

NOFOTA has worked on a short overview of what the association stands for and what it represents. We are happy to show you herewith the new flyer.

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Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held on Wednesday 27 May via Video Conference

The AGM that was planned to be held on 23 April is postponed to 27 May 2020. Members can participate via a video Conference Meeting. The meeting will start at 10.00 hours CET. Agenda and supporting documents will be circulated…

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Update NOFOTA arbitration service during COVID-19

In the context of COVID-19, the NOFOTA Secretariat follows the guidelines of the WHO, the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (in Dutch: RIVM) and the national government. The NOFOTA Secretariat remains operational and will work ‘remote’ in…

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