Refining: Handling By-Products and Minor Components

Leipzig, Germany

17th -18th of March 2004

The organisers wish to thank all speakers and participants for taking part at the DGF Symposium.

Please find below the abstracts of the presentations.


Wednesday, 17th of March 2004

12:30-13:30 Registration and Coffee Reception

Keynote lecture

13:30-14:00 Frank Pudel (PPM Pilot Pflanzenöltechnologie Magdeburg e.V., Magdeburg, Germany): By Products and Minor Components in the Refining Process

Crude Oil Cleaning, Degumming, Lecithins

14:00-14:25 Rudolf Eggers (TU Hamburg-Harburg, Germany):Processing of Oilseeds with Increase of Minor Components

14:25-14:50 Willem van Nieuwenhuyzen (The Solae Company, Aarhus, Denmark): Lecithins - Properties and Applications

14:50-15:15 Zolt Kemeny (Bunge Europe, Budapest, Hungary): Phopholipid Composition of Crude Oils - an Effect of Seed Pretreatment Step

15:15-15.45 Coffee Break

Neutralisation, Soap- Stock- Splitting, Waste Water Treatment

15:45-16:05 Ernesto Hernandez (Food Protein Research and Development Center, A&M University College Station, Texas, USA):
Use of Soluble Silicates in Vegetable Oil Refining to Remove Acidity and Soapstock by Filtration and Decanting

16:05-16:30 Klaus-Peter Eickhoff (Westfalia Separator Food Tec GmbH, Oelde, Germany): The Handling of Soapstock and Washwater from Chemical Neutralisation Plants

16:30-16:55 Herbert Märkl (TU Hamburg-Harburg, Germany): Anaerobe Treatment of Waste Water from Vegetable Oil Refineries

Bleaching, Winterisation

17:45-18:05 Matthias Schneider (ÖHMI Engineering GmbH, Magdeburg, Germany): Potentials in Bleaching Earth Reduction- Theoretical Background and Industrial Results

18:05-18:30 Marcel Geomans (Bio SolidAir N.V., Herent, Belgium): Thermal Treatment of Spent Bleaching Earth, Filter Aids, Destillates and Soapstock. The Helio Solids Fluidised Bed Reactor and Cindus Thermal Oxidiser.

18:30-18:55 Matthias Rohrbeck (PPM Pilot Pflanzenöltechnologie Magdeburg e. V., Magdeburg, Germany): Modification of bleaching earth for good bleaching

20:00 Dinner at the Auerbachs Keller, Leipzig

Thursday 18th of March 2004

Deodorization 1

09:00-09:25 Tom Verleyen (Kemin Europe NV, Herentals, Belgium): Minor Components in Deodestillat

09:25-09:50 Poul Möller (Aarhus, Denmark): Recovery and Purification of Carotenes, Tocopherols, Tocotrienols and other Unsaponifiables without Changing the Glyceridestructure of the Oils.

09:50-10:15 Michael Albers (UIC GmbH, Alzenau-Hörstein, Germany): Application of Short-Path Distillation for Processing Edible Oils and Fats

10:15-10:40 Jürgen Baier (Körting Hannover AG, Hannover, Germany): Reduction of Waste Water in the Vacuum System

10:40-11:15 Coffee Break

Deodorization 2

11:15-11:40 Chris Dayton (Bunge, Oil Center of Excellence, Bradley, USA): Production of Destillate with High Content of Free Fatty Acid

11:40-12:05 Jürgen Gabor (Lurgi Life Science GmbH, Frankfurt, Germany): Practical Experiences of High Efficiency Single Equipment Using For a Physical Deacidification/ Deodorization Process

12:05-12:30 Wim De Greyt (DeSmet Group, R&D Center, Mechelen, Belgium): The Effect of Deodorization on the Refined Oil Quality and Distillate Composition

Closing Remarks

12:30 Gunter Börner (ÖHMI-Engineering GmbH, Magdeburg, Germany)
and Ernst W. Münch (LIPPRO Consulting, Verden, Germany)


Further Information

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Fettwissenschaft (DGF), P.O. Box 90 04 40, D-60444 Frankfurt/Main, Germany, Phone +49/69/7917-533, Fax +49/69/7917-564, E-Mail gab@dgfett.de http://www.dgfett.de