On oil palm plantations, some trees are top producers and others under-perform. But because the trees mature slowly, growers typically can’t tell the difference until three to four years after planting. Once mature, oil palm trees produce fruit for 20 to 30 years.
The entire community has reaped the benefits of palm oil. SALCRA has invested in Sarawak’s infrastructure. The association has built education centers, health care centers and roads.
In more than 270 media appearances last year, health experts suggested that Americans stock our pantries with Malaysian sustainable palm oil. More than 77 million of us may now be reconsidering nutrient-dense palm oil after reading and hearing about it in the media.
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.
You can’t believe everything you read on the internet. According to some stories being circulated online, the beloved hazelnut spread Nutella contains cancer-causing ingredients. The misleading “news” claims Nutella’s palm oil – the ingredient which delivers the spread’s beloved smooth and rich texture – contains chemicals that are genotoxic and carcinogenic. Not so, says multiple […]
We are fully supportive of responsible media and news reports that seek to inform and educate the public at large. In the current context, the information provided by the media has been inaccurate and misleading. The many nutritional benefits of palm oil are well documented but sometimes not so well known. We would be happy […]
Ferrero’s purchasing manager Vincenzo Tapella told a Reuters reporter that, “Making Nutella without palm oil would produce an inferior substitute for the real product. It would be a step backward.”
In this blog, distinguished nutrition expert Roger Clemens puts Codex Alimentarius Commission’s food labeling paper about trans fats and saturated fats in proper perspective
Experts are now reaching out through the media to expectant mothers who are eager to learn how healthy fats, such as Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil, can support both their health and that of their babies.
The MSPO certification standard is an effort to recognize and celebrate the highest quality Malaysian palm oil produced and processed in accord to a battery of existing national and international legislations and standards.