We applaud the writers and editors who explain to their readers that companies such as Kellogg’s, Hershey, Mars, Nestle, Kraft, Pepsico, Ghiradelli and Lindt are committed to using Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO). We encourage readers to do business with the companies on these lists.
Palm oil is also the world’s first and indeed only certified sustainable vegetable oil. Approximately 35 percent of the world’s palm oil is produced in Malaysia, where it is produced in compliance with Good Agricultural Practices and internationally recognized sustainability standards. Malaysian oil palm plantations are a net carbon sink. The industry also is actively involved with biodiversity and wildlife conservation, including through the establishment of the Malaysian Palm Oil Wildlife Conservation Fund.
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America, there are widespread changes going on within our food industry. Not since “low-fat” became a household phrase have so many of our favorite products been affected. These changes involve what’s inside the packaging and on the labels. Here are some of the highlights. New food labeling guidelines. By 2018, packaged food labels will have […]
MEDIA BUZZ: With school back in session, this is an ideal time to re-post Lisa Lynn’s fabulous Peanut Butter Bliss Balls recipe. Kids work and play hard all day. It’s no wonder they are hungry after school. When I appeared on San Antonio’s CBS News, I shared a healthy snack that is great for the […]
on August 30, 2016 in Nutrition, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture, Wildlife Preservation 0
Unlike most American oil crops – more than 90 percent of America’s soybean and corn crops are genetically modified – Malaysian sustainable palm oil is non-GMO.
Most of the United States’ palm oil – approximately 80 percent – is sustainably grown in Malaysia. The Malaysian Palm Oil Council is an industry leader. It’s Malaysian Palm Oil Wildlife Conservation Fund (MPOWCF) has been carrying out conservation, education and rehabilitation projects since its formation in 2006.
Many of the largest candy and snack manufacturers, such as Hershey’s, Nestle and Mars, are committed to using 100 percent sustainable palm oil. Approximately 80 percent of America’s sustainable palm oil is grown and produced in eco-friendly Malaysia.
on October 7, 2015 in In The News, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture 0
Malaysian sustainable palm oil is a natural substitute for partially hydrogenated oils, our primary source of trans fats. More than 80 percent of all palm oil imported into the United States comes from Malaysia.
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.
My daughter likes to eat Nutella by the spoonful. A peanut butter and jelly sandwich doesn’t need to be saved for lunch. It makes a great snack. But avoid peanut butters made with partially hydrogenated oils. They are loaded with artificial trans fats, known to increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. I suggest the Smart […]
on September 21, 2015 in Culinary, Nutrition, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture 0
Include heart-healthy Smart Balance spread for a buttery taste your family will love. As an added bonus, this spread is made with Malaysian sustainable palm oil. The Malaysian palm oil industry is a model for sustainable agriculture, so this meal will be good for the planet, too.