Fatty acids are the largest application for oleochemicals. This is due to to high demand for applications in
- pharmaceutical and food industries
- soap and laundry detergent
- paints and coatings.
According to the Chemical Reports article Top 7 Emerging Trends of Oleochemicals Market by 2023, "soap & detergent was the leading application segment in 2016 and it is anticipated to continue its lead during the forecast period."
The article mentions the top dominating key players of this market, which includes Twin Rivers Technologies. Twin Rivers Technologies offers the most comprehensive line of oleochemials, naturally based specialty chemicals and glycerin products in the North American marketplace. Our Quincy, Massachusetts facility operates as a world-class fatty acid and glycerin production site, with onsite processes for hydrolysis, distillation, hydrogenation, fractionation, crystallization and glycerin refining.
Additionally, Twin Rivers Technologies has expansive manufacturing capabilities that includes the production of food grade and kosher fatty acids as well as various grades of Glycerin that meet USP-NF (US Pharmacopeia-National Formulary) and FCC (Food Chemical Codex) specifications. If you don't see the oleochemical that meets your specifications, please click here to visit our website to learn more about our product offerings and capabilities.