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.



May 27, 2020

Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Via video conference


JUNE 11-12, 2020

FEDIOL General Assembly

Venue: Brussels


SEPTEMBER 6-11 2020


Venue: Royal Holloway, University of London


SEPTEMBER 24, 2020

UCOGRAS Annual Dinner

Venue: Den Hof B, Zelzate BE


NOVEMBER 5, 2020

FOSFA AGM & Annual Dinner

Venue: Battersea Parc, London


NOVEMBER 19, 2020

Royal Dutch Grain Trade Association Annual Dinner

venue: WTC Building, Rotterdam


NOVEMBER 26, 2020

GROFOR Annual Dinner

Venue: Grand Elysee Hotel, Hamburg

During the Annual Dinner in the Hulstkamp Building on 18 April 2019 NOFOTA received the ‘Royal’ designation by hands of the Commissioner of the King Jaap Smit and the Mayor of Rotterdam Ahmed Aboutaleb. With the designation NOFOTA also launched her new logo and website.


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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Inspectorate B.V. new NOFOTA recognized laboratory

Inspectorate became a NOFOTA Recognized Laboratory as per 19 May 2020. Last month Inspectorate already became a FOSFA Full Member Lab (L1) after a satisfactory P92 Proficiency Test result.

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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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