Risk management for fats, oils and greases

Fats oils and greases

StoneX provides risk management solutions in futures, options and OTC markets for fats, oils and greases, including soybean oil, canola oil, sunflower seed oil, palm oil and other oil commodities.

Explore the fats, oils and greases market

StoneX is a member of 40 derivatives exchanges and 185 foreign exchange markets worldwide. As such, we provide our clients with open fats, oils and greases markets around the clock and around the globe.

We offer clients a comprehensive array of products and services, including exchange execution and clearing services; physical trading; inventory financing; OTC execution and clearing services; managed futures; facility management; commodity network and market intelligence. 

Specialty products. Multiple applications.

Fats, oils and greases are used extensively across many industries including food processing, health & pharmaceuticals, beauty & cosmetics and others.

Seed oils and vegetable oils are being used with more regularity for industrial manufacturing as an alternative to petroleum-based lubricants. Animal fats, oils and greases include:

  • Vegetable oils
  • Animal fats
  • Soy oil
  • Palm oil
  • Sunflower oil
  • Canola (rapeseed) oil
  • Peanut oil
  • Cottonseed oil
  • Coconut oil
  • Olive oil
  • Tallow
  • Chicken fat
  • Lard
  • UCO
  • Yellow grease
  • Glycerol
  • Renewable diesel
  • SAF

Access opportunity. Anytime.

Our global resources and membership in commodity exchanges in New York, London, Hong Kong and Sydney enable us to provide clients access and opportunity around the clock.

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Fat, oils and greases risk management

Protect your margins and enable more significant strategic planning. Our fats, oils and greases team helps clients better manage their risk through customized hedge analysis and implementation and execution strategies.
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Clearing & execution 

Our team of registered affiliate futures brokers provides efficient, real-time execution and direct access to the fats, oils and greases futures markets in the US, UK, Hong Kong, Australia, Brazil, and many other major exchanges.

Inventory financing

We offer clients innovative inventory financing programs to optimize their fixed assets, such as storage facilities, terminals, pipelines and processing plants.

OTC solutions

We offer a suite of over-the-counter (OTC) products tailored to meet the specialized needs of the fats, oils and greases market, mainly commercial hedgers, including fixed for floating and month-average liquidations that replicate physical pricing terms.

Enterprise perspective beyond fats, oils and greases

Understanding our clients' enterprise is the only way to help identify and manage risks beyond their fats, oils and greases exposure. We pride ourselves on the quality of our relationships with our clients and provide an unparalleled range of services to them through our global financial services platform.

Trust the market experts who put their boots on the ground.

Government policy, imports, geopolitical changes and weather events can affect fats, oils and greases commodities and threaten your operations and liquidity. As advisors, we'll help protect your returns and secure the future profitability of your business. 

Physical trading

We can source material worldwide and present our clients with full back-office service and financing solutions from our inventory or our clients' inventory base.

Why choose StoneX?

Our comprehensive offering goes beyond exchange-traded products in fats, oils and greases to include physical trading, OTC, risk management, operational support and market intelligence across the entire global commodities complex. Our focus is client first – always. 

Why choose StoneX fats, oils and greases

Who we serve

At StoneX, we pride ourselves in supplying the needs of clients from across the fats, oils and greases market. 

  • Banks & financial institutions
  • Baking & confectionary
  • Chocolate & confectionary manufacturers
  • Dairy production
  • Pharmaceutical & industrial users 
  • Animal feed & nutrition
  • Beauty & cosmetics
  • Biodiesel fuel industry 

Access unparalleled market intel

Our presence in 40 derivatives exchanges and 185 foreign exchange markets worldwide informs our robust, global Market Intelligence platform. Delivered across online and voice formats, highlights include extensive daily and monthly fundamental and technical analysis from our team's expertise.

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What are fat, oil and grease commodities?

Fats and oils are sources of energy stored in plants and animals—the market segments into fats (solids) and oils (liquids). Application markets for fats, oils and greases include pharmaceuticals, food & beverage, personal care & cosmetics, confectionary, and animal feeds.

What are fat, oil and grease futures?

A fats, oils and greases future is a contract between a buyer and a seller to deliver a product at a future date at a pre-agreed price.

How does trading fats, oils and greases work?

Fats, oils and greases trading is speculating on the price movements of animal fats and seed oils like canola oil, soybean oil, or other oil commodities without taking physical possession (ownership) of the commodity.

Such commodities can be bought and sold at current prices or on the fats, oils and greases futures market. Such trading is facilitated by standardized pricing that remains the same worldwide.

StoneX allows traders, speculators and hedgers to trade directly through our signature online futures trading platform. Choose to work with your broker, or one of our expert professional traders can do the work for you. Whichever suits your needs best, we'll provide an incomparable trading experience.

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The trading of commodities and derivatives such as futures, options, and swaps involves substantial risk of loss and may not be suitable for all investors. Advisory services as well as the trading of futures and options is available through various subsidiaries of StoneX Group Inc. including but not limited to the FCM Division of StoneX Financial Inc. Public Disclosures for the FCM Division of StoneX Financial Inc. The trading of over-the-counter products or swaps is available through subsidiary StoneX Markets LLC to individuals or firms who qualify under CFTC rules as an eligible contract participant. Please click here for the full disclaimer.