Palm oil is extremely important to Malaysia’s economy. Each year, Malaysia produces almost 20 million tons of palm oil, valued at approximately 72 billion Malaysian ringgit (HK$133 billion). Traded in 160 different countries, palm oil growth and production provide jobs to more than half a million people in Malaysia. Forty percent of oil palm cultivation […]
The qualities of Malaysian sustainable palm oil make it a newsworthy topic for television, radio, newspapers and magazines. Chefs and nutritionists have explained how to best use this sustainably produced oil in the kitchen. Dietitians and pharmacists have described how its rich nutrients may support health. Beauty experts have described its skin protecting and enriching benefits.
Also in the news are Malaysia’s forward-thinking sustainability policies. The Malaysian palm oil industry is one of the world’s most highly regulated agricultural sectors. The country is a leading producer of sustainable palm oil.
Learn from the experts in these media-based posts.
“We want to reach out to every entity in the supply chain and of course, the end consumer, to convince them that this is sustainably produced, wholesome and nutritious edible oil.”
Chef G told a national audience that a good place to start is by adding foods made with certified sustainable Malaysian palm oil to their diets.
Malaysia is the first country to certify the sustainability of its palm oil. Under this mandatory program, all Malaysian palm oil producers must be certified sustainable by January 1, 2020.
“Saturated fat does not cause heart disease and we need to get it back into our diets,” he stated. But it needs to be the right kinds for saturated fats, such as certified sustainable Malaysian palm oil.
on November 9, 2017 in In The News, Mixed Carotene, Sustainability, Tocotrienol 0
Stoler explained that having adequate dietary fat may help alleviate seasonal dry skin, while also giving you more energy.
ABC Circle of Health reporter and food coach Lori Corbin interviewed Jonny Bowden, PhD, CNS, author of the newly updated “The 150 Healthiest Foods on Earth,” and she was surprised to learn that when is comes to foods to help you stay healthy, certified sustainable Malaysian palm oil is towards the top of the list.
While discussing ways to “green up” the holiday, registered dietitian nutritionist Felicia Stoler gave viewers of Fox Morning News the brand names of some candy companies that use certified sustainable palm oil.
Most of the palm oil imported into the U.S. comes from Malaysia. In fact Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil is probably in your diet because it is an ingredient in many of our everyday prepared foods. Malaysian palm oil is the world’s first sustainable vegetable oil.
In addition to being certified sustainable, Malaysian palm oil has nutritional advantages over other edible oils. It is naturally free of trans fats and non-GMO. It is also rich in tocotrienols, powerful forms of vitamin E known for their heart, brain and liver health benefits.