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.
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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.
The long-running demonization of fat is beginning to wane and good fats — such as sustainably produced Malaysian palm oil — are back on our plates!
Malaysian palm oil producers protect natural resources Malaysia has committed to retaining at least 50 percent of its total land cover under natural forest cover. It restricts burning, encourages recycling of organic waste, and has strict water and soil conservation policies in place.
For decades, international food manufacturers have associated Malaysian-sourced palm oil with quality. This proud nation produces more than 40 percent of the world’s certified sustainable palm oil. The United States, as well as other countries with high standards, imports most of its palm oil from Malaysia because the country is dedicated to palm oil quality.
We need omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids in our diet for brain, skin, heart and joint health. Usually we think of fish or olive oil as way to get these essential nutrients. But other sources include nuts, seeds, avocados and Malaysian palm fruit oil.
The Resolution disregards the needs and well-being of dependent communities in the producer countries. By adopting it – with an overwhelming majority – MPs have decided they must show their hands in the heart of palm producer nations. With their vote, they have driven out truth and objective facts and instead rubber stamped an action […]
Read labels, and you’ll spot palm oil in everything from your kids’ favorite cookies to your premium nutrition bar. Here’s how this better-for-you ingredient journeys from the tropics to your table.
This year marks the 100th celebration of Malaysia’s first commercial oil palm planting. The golden oil has played a major role in the country’s history, helping it become a progressive and prosperous nation revered by many.
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