There’s little doubt that millennials are driving the call for clean label. Even though they may be concerned for improving public health, they may be taking the wrong pathway. Driven by emotion and misconception, some are being swept up by the movement. They know little about public health and the dynamics involved in food safety.
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.
The Malaysian palm oil industry has said, and continues to demonstrate, that it stands strongly for planet and people.
The Malaysian Palm Oil Council has come out against the EU’s proposed unilateral Action Plan against deforestation, charging that is impractical to implement unilateral global initiatives to improve trade in sustainable goods.
Clemens notes that while 3-MCPD was found to be carcinogenic to small animals, no direct human toxicology data are available.
Over the past eight years, the International Conference on Palm Phytonutrients and Chronic Diseases has provided a good platform for researchers and the industry to share the latest research and findings on palm phytonutrients with research scientists, medical doctors and formulators.
Look for palm oil on the label. Ninety percent of our palm oil comes from Malaysia, where it is sustainably grown and harvested.
During the 2016 Palm Oil Trade Fair and Seminar, Lieven De Wader, a representative of Puratos, answered questions about Malaysian palm oil. We agree with this international specialty food ingredient supplier: The story of this sustainable and wholesome oil needs to be shared.
American consumers are beginning to realize the benefits of saturated fat consumption, as evidenced by the decrease in consumers who categorize coconut oil and lard as “bad”.
In 2006, when the FDA required food manufacturers to list the amount of trans fats on nutrition labels, they also allowed manufacturers to label a food as trans fat-free if an individual serving contained less than 0.5 grams of trans fats. That means you may be unknowingly consuming trans fats.
MEDIA BUZZ: A guest on Chicago’s Weekend Journal radio show gave Malaysian sustainable palm oil a good plug. Holistic pharmacist Sherry Torkos gave host Lisa Kosty and her listeners plenty of reasons for replacing conventional cooking oils with palm oil when preparing fall comfort foods. Torkos advised this Chicago radio audience to eat plenty of […]