Malaysia is a leader in responsible palm oil production. Malaysian palm oil, the world’s first sustainable vegetable oil, has been a symbol of environmental responsibility for decades. The country has strengthened its commitment by implementing a nationwide Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certification program.
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During his presentation at the 2017 Palm International Nutra-Cosmeceutical Conference (PINC), Malaysian Palm Oil Council CEO Kalyana Sundram, Ph.D. said, “The politics of fat nutrition must be buried once and for all.”
Educational and promotional efforts, focused on educating users about Malaysian palm oil’s wholesomeness, sustainability and eco-sensitive agricultural practices, are also driving the industry’s growth.
Palm-derived nutrients have been studied for more than 30 years and have been the topic of more than 180 research projects.
The Malaysian palm oil industry, known for decades as the leader in responsible palm oil production, is successfully addressing concerns that have plagued the global palm oil industry for decades.
Malaysian palm oil producers protect natural resources Malaysia has committed to retaining at least 50 percent of its total land cover under natural forest cover. It restricts burning, encourages recycling of organic waste, and has strict water and soil conservation policies in place.
Ferrero, maker of the internationally beloved hazelnut spread Nutella, has won a court case against a Dutch competitor who claimed its palm-oil free spread was healthier and better for the environment than Nutella. This is a major victory for Ferrero and for the Malaysian Palm Oil Council who for decades have championed the wholesomeness and […]
The debate also touched on palm oil alternatives, such as soy and canola (rapeseed) oil, admitting that they, “come with their own list of problems,” referencing a Guardian article concerning the serious eco-consequences of growing soybeans.
This year marks the 100th celebration of Malaysia’s first commercial oil palm planting. The golden oil has played a major role in the country’s history, helping it become a progressive and prosperous nation revered by many.
Malaysia has been a leader in responsible palm oil production. While some palm-producing countries have been battered with accusations, Malaysia has strived for excellence.