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green shoppers

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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

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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

Forest Conservation, General, Sustainability, Wildlife Preservation

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

demand for Malaysian palm oil

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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 resear …

trans fat ban

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Many American companies have found that Malaysian sustainable palm oil can also provide these qualities, and without the health risks.

MSPO sustainable certification

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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 farme …

eating more

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Many manufacturers are shying away from factory-created fats, and instead choosing Malaysian sustainable palm oil. This healthy, non-GMO tropical oil delivers the same te …

should know about Malaysian palm oil

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Palm oil possesses the qualities manufacturers need: it’s resistant to spoilage, stable at high temperatures, provides a good and consistent texture, and retains the flav …

oil palm farmers

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“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 t …

facts about the 2015 Dietary Guidelines

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While the 2015 report includes much of what you already know – for example, eat more fruits and vegetables – it also includes some new information.

hydrogenation

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Unfortunately, when we cheat nature by using this hydrogenation process, a by-product can be the dreaded trans fats. While this still makes a tasty doughnut, we now know …

no palm oil

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If consumer demand for these other oils increases, could deforestation to make room for more agricultural land be far behind?

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