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Minnesota-made sunflower oil sees growing market

    –by Jonathan Eisenthal   Hundreds of people dropped by Tom Smude’s booth at the 2013 Minnesota Sportsmen’s Show in St. Paul, many of them already loyal customers of his brand of cold-pressed, high oleic sunflower oil. “Most of them told me they love it when they’re cooking fish,” said Smude. “At other venues, most of the people will say they are buying our oil to use in salad dressing, and… Continue Reading Minnesota-made sunflower oil sees growing market


      AURI scientist Dr. Doug Root has been selected as incoming chair of the American Oil Chemists Society’s Industrial Oil Products Division. Dr. Root takes the helm in May. The AOCS Industrial Products Division provides a forum for professionals involved in research, development, engineering, marketing, and testing of industrial products and co-products from fats and oils, including glycerin and its derivatives.