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 […]
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Most of the United State’s palm oil supply comes from the progressive county of Malaysia where more than 40 percent of the oil palm planted area is tended by family farmers, also called smallholders. Once they attain MSPO certification, these Malaysian smallholders will join other Malaysian sustainable palm oil producers in filling America’s demand for […]
On August 3 and 4, PINC 2015 attendees will hear about the latest palm oil nutrition research and learn why it is well suited for a heart-healthy diet. Everything from using palm oil as a food colorant to labeling and anti-aging research will be discussed.
on July 15, 2015 in Forest Conservation, Nutrition, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture, Wildlife Preservation 0
Because Malaysian sustainable palm oil is such a simple substitute for partially hydrogenated oils, Sundram estimates that the United States’ short-term demand for palm oil will increase approximately 20 percent. “This is unlikely to create a major supply constrain for palm producers, especially Malaysia,” said Sundram, adding that Malaysia’s inventory could meet this demand without […]
on July 10, 2015 in Nutrition, Products, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture 0
Malaysia is the world’s second-largest palm oil producer, and supplies its oil to companies worldwide. “About 90 percent of the palm oil that is used in the United States actually is sourced from Malaysia and nowhere else,” said Sundram, “because the American industry appreciates the quality, and the rigor of concerns and environmental practices that […]
He learned that the country cares deeply about its animals, and that its palm oil industry is a compassionate partner in wildlife conservation initiatives.
“They are the real people of Malaysia; the strong ones who have improved their prosperity and helped to lift millions out of poverty and toward a better future. That is the true story of palm oil in Malaysia, and these farmers are the faces that tell the story.”
The Malaysian Palm Oil Wildlife Conservation Fund worked with the wildlife department to establish this organization which supports conservation efforts along with rescuing endangered wildlife. Their highly trained rangers have completed more than 100 rescue or translocation operations.
Sustainable Malaysian palm oil is abundantly rich in molecules called polyphenols. That’s a term often associated with plant-based nutrition, but what exactly does it mean? Polyphenols are natural, plant-based chemicals that are known to have multiple health benefits. For example, the polyphenols found in sustainable Malaysian palm oil are natural antioxidants*. As noted in a […]
Palm oil is one of the world’s most important commodities. As populations look for the most eco-friendly choices, more attention than ever is being paid to sustainable Malaysian palm oil. Last month, Belgian Deputy Prime Minister Didier Reynders made headlines around the world when he announced that his country imposes no restrictions on Malaysian palm […]