During his presentation at the 2017 Palm International Nutra-Cosmeceutical Conference (PINC), Malaysian Palm Oil Council CEO Kalyana Sundram, Ph.D. said, “The politics of fat nutrition must be buried once and for all.”
To replace trans fat, many food manufacturers have turned to the tropics. They’ve learned that Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil is a natural, heart-healthy substitute for the once ubiquitous PHOs.
These easy-to-make recipes combine affordable grocery store options – all made with sustainably produced Malaysian palm oil – with other nutritious ingredients. The result? Snacks that will please your kids and your conscience.
There’s an easy way to find out if the manufacturer is thinking about sustainability: Check the ingredient list to see what type of oil they’re using. If it’s palm oil, you can add the item to your sustainable shopping basket
MSPO certification is exclusively for premium-quality palm oil sustainably grown and produced in Malaysia, a recognized leader in responsible palm oil production.
Sustainable agriculture involves much more than just caring for the land. Sustainable agriculture also considers the food producer’s quality of life and the economic viability of farm operations.
To keep everyone happy, basket fillers should look for snacks made with better-for-you ingredients such as organic fruit juices, non-GMO Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil and natural colors.
The show discusses how Sabah, the Malaysian state on the island of Borneo, is balancing the needs of the animals with the growth of eco-tourism and the socio-economic needs of the country.
The recent hype on Nutella, which uses Malaysian palm oil as a key ingredient, and the quoted cancer concerns about the contaminants 3-MCPD-esters and glycidyl esters (GE), is one of the many orchestrated attacks on our industry.
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.