Thousands of food manufacturers have chosen to use premium, sustainable and versatile palm oil in their products, much of it from Malaysia’s plantations. Regardless of this misleading article, these manufacturers realize the benefits of this nutritious, non-GMO and eco-friendly oil.
Over the past year, the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) has changed the emphasis of its zero-deforestation campaign from palm oil to beef cattle and soybeans.
on September 27, 2016 in Forest Conservation, Sustainability, What’s New, Wildlife Preservation 0
Oil plantations are incredibly productive. A single acre of oil palm produces 11 times more oil than a single acre of soybean plants, and 7 times more oil than an acre of canola (rapeseed) plants.
Palm oil also has incredible health benefits. It is the most abundant source of tocotrienols. It’s high in vitamin A and vitamin E. It’s also great for brain health.
These beautiful rainforests can flourish thanks in part to the Malaysian palm oil industry’s strict regulations and conservation practices, as well as the efficiency of the trees themselves.
on May 16, 2016 in Culinary, Forest Conservation, In The News, Nutrition, Sustainable Agriculture 0
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on October 6, 2015 in Forest Conservation, General, Sustainability, Wildlife Preservation 0
Thankfully, American companies are increasingly using environmentally friendly ingredients such as Malaysian sustainable palm oil in their products.
on September 29, 2015 in Forest Conservation, General, News, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture 0
Additionally, state-of-the-art research, which has mapped out the oil palm genome and which was published in the prestigious journal Nature by a joint Malaysian/US research team promises to set the trends to meet world demands in a sustainable fashion, even beyond 2030. As a result of these developments Europe now increasingly regards Malaysian palm oil […]
on September 25, 2015 in Forest Conservation, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture, Wildlife Preservation 0
Because of the oil palm’s high yield, Malaysia produces ample quantities of this global commodity while maintaining its 1992 Rio Earth Summit pledge to maintain more than 50 percent of its land cover as forests.
on September 10, 2015 in Forest Conservation, Nutrition, Palm Oil / Red Palm Oil, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture, Tocotrienol, What’s New, Wildlife Preservation 0
Malaysian sustainable palm oil is non-GMO. Oil palm plantations also require fewer fertilizers, pesticides and energy than other edible oil crops.