For decades, international food manufacturers have associated Malaysian-sourced palm oil with quality. This proud nation produces more than 40 percent of the world’s certified sustainable palm oil. The United States, as well as other countries with high standards, imports most of its palm oil from Malaysia because the country is dedicated to palm oil quality.
Malaysian sustainable palm oil is a versatile oil which has been used for hundreds of years. NonGMO, naturally trans-fat free and shelf-stable, palm oil is the cooking oil of choice for many people worldwide, and an essential ingredient in countless prepared foods. This vitamin-packed fruit oil is also a vital component in numerous health and beauty products.
Palm oil is produced by crushing the fresh fruit berries which grow on green, leafy oil palm trees. In Malaysia, these trees are grown exclusively on legal agricultural lands using environmentally friendly practices. Palm oil is the most efficiently produced fruit oil in the world.
Discover more about this healthy and sustainable oil in the posts below.
Chef G: “I’m always looking for sustainable products, whether it is seafood, vegetables or cooking oil. Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil is the world’s most efficient vegetable oil crop.”
“The palm oil industry is a key catalyst to alleviate poverty, ensure no one goes hungry and provide decent work and economic growth,” Keong wrote. The country is continuing its progressive and eco-friendly approach by mandating that all palm oil producers become MSPO certified by the end of 2019.
We need omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids in our diet for brain, skin, heart and joint health. Usually we think of fish or olive oil as way to get these essential nutrients. But other sources include nuts, seeds, avocados and Malaysian palm fruit oil.
Viewers of the Fox lifestyle program Good Day Alabama received tips on how to spring clean their diets by choosing foods made with better-for-you fats such as Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil.
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 […]
Caregivers often don’t have much spare time. They need smart shortcuts. One of the simplest health changes anyone can make is to switch to eating healthy fats, such as Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil.
Look for palm oil on the ingredient labels of your favorite products, and know that when you see it listed, you are getting a healthy fat. Incorporating hunger-satisfying good fats may make it easier to stick with your spring diet goals, and will help you get additional benefits by providing necessary nutrients and fatty acids.
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.
Today’s diners often have higher standards, especially when it comes to the environment. A land-consuming main course with a side of genetically modified vegetable isn’t going to satisfy eco-savvy millennials.