Say Hello to Sweetener!


Think, what will happen if our food turns to tasteless? Thankfully, in the modern age, the presence of chemicals can make our food delicious by imparting a sweet or sour taste to our meals. One application of food chemicals in our daily lives is that it functions as a sweetener which adds or enhances the

Palm Oil Market Analysis


The consumption trend in India is marked not just by rising overall consumption, but by changing patterns of consumption as well. The consumer trend of vegetable oil market in India during the early 1970s was dominated by groundnut oil (53% of consumption till 1975), rapeseed oil (25%) and cottonseed oil (9%). Palm oil, soya bean

Wastewater generation, treatment in middle East and North Africa


North Africa or Northern Africa is the northernmost region of Africa. The United Nations definition of North Africa includes seven countries and territories; Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia, and Western Sahara. The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is the driest region of the world with only 1% of the world’s freshwater resources. The increasing competition for good-quality water has

Wastewater management and effluent treatment in Europe


Effluent is a liquid waste flowing out of a Factory, Farm, Commercial Establishment, or Residential Establishments into a water body such as River, Lake or reservoirs. Effluent treatment is Generally Categorised into two types: Industrial wastewater treatment Sewage Treatment Industrial waste water treatment covers the mechanisms and processes used to treat water that have been

Titanium Dioxide in Paint Industry: “The perfect white” or “The whitest White”.


Sharp decline in crude oil prices, rising demand in global urban market, high purchasing power and changing consumer preferences have been driving the paint industry. With shifts toward climatic concerns, innovations towards green products are gaining momentum. Paint is a raw material intensive industry. Sixty penny is spent on raw material in paint industry for

Key Chemical of Paper industry-Caustic Soda


  The Sulfate Pulp process which goes by the trade name “Kraft Process” is followed widely by Paper and Pulp industry. Some of the key raw materials of Paper industry are described below as we go through the process. In the first step of Kraft pulping process, the use of chemicals such as Sodium hydroxide,

Palm Oil and its derivatives


Refining techniques including fractionation, bleaching, interesterification (chemical or enzymatic) and hydrogenation allows Palm oil & Palm kernel oil to derive a large range of palm oil derivatives, palm specialty fats & oleochemicals. Apart from this much demand for special cuts such as high-iodine value, super and top oleins, palm red fractions (high carotene and tocopherol/tocotrienol

Growth trends in Caustic soda Market


Chlor Alkali Sector Caustic Soda (Sodium Hydroxide) also known as “Lye” as a trade name, is a high alkali material which is available in different concentration. Generally it comes under Chlor Alkali industry where the electricity costs account for about 40 – 50% of operating costs. It is deliquescent in nature & wherever strong base