EU Rapeseed Crush Up 10 Percent

Oil World says that the EU-27 rapeseed crush in the current 2008/09 marketing year which runs July/June will total 13.7mmt, a 10% increase on last season's 12.4mmt.

Rapeseed oil supply is seen increasing 8% to 8.4mmt from 7.8mmt a year previously.

Total rapeseed use is forecast up 9% to 8.5mmt, with 5.3mmt of that going into biofuel production.