palm oil story

Stakeholders agree that Malaysia’s palm oil story needs to be shared

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

Consumers’ confusion about palm oil dominates international session

General, 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

Don’t wait another two years! Remove trans fats from your diet now.

General, 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

Surprisingly healthy twist to fall comfort foods


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

How Malaysian sustainable palm oil helps build a balanced diet

General, 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

12 characteristics of the 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

Ingredient watch: Eight feel-good reasons 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

How to choose the perfect peanut butter for your family

General, 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 …

trendy thanksgiving

Ten tips for a trendy Thanksgiving


Update your Turkey day by making a few easy swaps, such as substituting natural Malaysian sustainable palm oil for your current vegetable oil. A trendy Thanksgiving isn’t …

green shoppers

Green shoppers are speaking with their dollars: Are you listening?

General, Sustainability

EcoFocus Worldwide reports that grocery shoppers are becoming increasingly concerned about the ingredients in their favorite foods. Nearly half of shoppers have avoided p …

eco-friendly Malaysia

Eco-friendly Malaysia may be turning our Halloween green


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 o …

Halloween candy and palm oil

What eco-savvy moms need to know about Halloween candy and palm oil

Forest Conservation, General, Sustainability, Wildlife Preservation

Thankfully, American companies are increasingly using environmentally friendly ingredients such as Malaysian sustainable palm oil in their products.

Malaysian Palm Oil Council

The Palm Oil Health website is your resource for information on the health and nutritional benefits of Malaysian palm fruit oil and palm fruit oil bioactives.

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