EU Action Plan is unfair

Forest Conservation, General, Sustainable Agriculture

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 g …

contaminants in edible oils

General, Health & Nutrition

Clemens notes that while 3-MCPD was found to be carcinogenic to small animals, no direct human toxicology data are available.

Boston conference focuses on palm phytonutrients

General, Health & Nutrition, Tocotrienol

Over the past eight years, the International Conference on Palm Phytonutrients and Chronic Diseases has provided a good platform for researchers and the industry to share …

clean eating

General, Sustainability

Look for palm oil on the label. Ninety percent of our palm oil comes from Malaysia, where it is sustainably grown and harvested.

palm oil story

General, Sustainability

During the 2016 Palm Oil Trade Fair and Seminar, Lieven De Wader, a representative of Puratos, answered questions about Malaysian palm oil. We agree with this internation …

confusion about palm oil

General, Health & Nutrition, Products

American consumers are beginning to realize the benefits of saturated fat consumption, as evidenced by the decrease in consumers who categorize coconut oil and lard as “b …

remove trans fats from your diet now

General, Health & Nutrition, Sustainability

In 2006, when the FDA required food manufacturers to list the amount of trans fats on nutrition labels, they also allowed manufacturers to label a food as trans fat-free …

cooking healthy fall meals


MEDIA BUZZ: A guest on Chicago’s Weekend Journal radio show gave Malaysian sustainable palm oil a good plug. Holistic pharmacist Sherry Torkos gave host Lisa Kosty and he …

balanced diet

General, Health & Nutrition

Improving your diet starts with choosing foods that do not contain trans fats. “Palm oil can be considered a healthier alternative to trans fats with its perfect balance …

next-generation grocery shopper

General, Sustainability, What's New

Take a look around your food store aisles. Today’s grocery buyer isn’t much like yesterday’s bargain hunter. The next-generation grocery shopper is comfortable paying mor …

why palm oil is in foods


If you’re a label reader, you may be seeing more palm oil in your favorite food products. In the United States, most of the palm oil comes from Malaysia. There are many r …

perfect peanut butter

General, Health & Nutrition, Products

You may recall from childhood which peanut butter your choosy mom selected, but what toast topper do you pick for your family? From natural peanut butters to the classic …