Food-grade Lubricants

Lubricants’ Role in Food Safety
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Lubricants’ Role in Food Safety

Lubes'n'Greases - January 1, 2021

Lubricants and other nonfood compounds play an important role in the safe operation of food processing and production p ...

Out of the MOSH Pit

Out of the MOSH Pit

Lubes'n'Greases - July 2, 2020

Southeast Asia’s palm oil industry is embracing H1-registered food-grade lubricants to boost sales in the West, where ...

Spotlight on Food-grade Lubricants

Spotlight on Food-grade Lubricants

Lubes'n'Greases - July 2, 2020

From dairy and meat to confectionary and fruit, the food processing industry is thriving and demand continues to grow. O ...

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Food-grade Lube Market Set to Grow

Lube Report EMEA - May 31, 2020

A new report by market research company Data Bridge forecasts the food-grade lubricants segment will grow by 7.1 percent ...

Upping the Ante on Food-grade Lubes

Upping the Ante on Food-grade Lubes

Lube Report Americas - April 29, 2020

Food-grade lubricant manufacturers looking to distinguish their products in the marketplace may wish to consider adding ...

Food-grade Lube Demand Spikes

Food-grade Lube Demand Spikes

Lube Report Asia - April 16, 2020

Covid-19 pandemic lockdowns in Asia have resulted in increased demand for food-grade lubricants, industry insiders said.

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Pitching Food-grade Lubes to Palm Industry

Lube Report Asia - March 20, 2020

As Europeans consider regulating the presence of two categories of mineral hydrocarbons in food, some palm oil producers ...

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Gost in the Machine

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - January 17, 2020

When lubrication is concerned, standards need to evolve to match advances in technology. In Russia, some grease manufact ...

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Same Difference?

Lubes'n'Greases - June 24, 2019

Food comes from plants, but that doesnt mean biobased lubes are always fit for food processing.

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Aluminum Complex Grease Has Growth Potential in India

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - March 18, 2019

Electric vehicle battery makers domination of global lithium supplies leaves Indian grease makers vulnerable to shortage ...

South Africa Drives Food-grade Lube Market

South Africa Drives Food-grade Lube Market

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - July 15, 2018

The country is one of the biggest economies on the continent, with a highly developed and growing food processing indust ...

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Marketing Matters

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - July 15, 2018

Richard Beercheck looks at the small but growing food-grade lubricants segment.

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Last Word

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - July 15, 2018

Simon Johns takes peeks inside the laboratory at food-grade lubricant toxicology testing.

Setting Limits for Food Grade Lubricants

Setting Limits for Food Grade Lubricants

Lubes'n'Greases - June 22, 2018

No one wants lubes in their food, but H1 lubricant manufacturers are cautious about the practicalities of current limits ...

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Sliding into Food-Grade Lubes

Lubes'n'Greases - June 20, 2017

Greater automation in the food industry is raising the pressure on greases for processing equipment. A common compound i ...

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Formulating Water-Resistant Grease

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - June 15, 2017

Water in lubricating greases has been a concern for more than a century. Recent research shows that calcium sulfonate gr ...

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Clearing the Air on MOSH & MOAH

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - June 15, 2017

Recently, concerns haves been voiced about mineral oil saturated hydrocarbons and mineral oil aromatic hydrocarbons in f ...