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Improve Sustainability with SYLFAT Tall Oil Fatty Acid from Kraton

Want to formulate your products with high-performance tall oil fatty acids and support your customer’s focus on sustainability?  Look no further than SYLFAT(TM) tall oil fatty acid from Kraton.  Univar Solutions has the exclusive U.S. distribution contract with Kraton for … Continue reading

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Rising Prices on Stearic Acids

From March 2016, Oleochemicals Market Update Jim Douglas Tallow-based. Bleachable fancy tallow pricing has sharply risen since the beginning of the first quarter of 2016 after an extended period of “floor” pricing. The market remains well supplied with standard lead … Continue reading

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Political uncertainties, weather likely culprits in 2016 commodity pricing moves

Political uncertainties, weather likely culprits in 2016 commodity pricing moves Bearish. Slow growth. Subdued demand. Political uncertainties. Security threats. All descriptors commonly used in anyone’s outlook of the 2016 global economy. With significant weather patterns (El Niño) added in the … Continue reading

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