The advantages of formulating foods with palm oil were discussed in the Prepared Foods’ May 2019 issue. Contributing Editor Stuart Cantor, Ph.D. also mentions Malaysia’s efforts to ensure sustainability and protection for the wildlife and environment within the palm oil industry.
Malaysian sustainable palm oil is a versatile oil which has been used for hundreds of years. NonGMO, naturally trans-fat free and shelf-stable, palm oil is the cooking oil of choice for many people worldwide, and an essential ingredient in countless prepared foods. This vitamin-packed fruit oil is also a vital component in numerous health and beauty products.
Palm oil is produced by crushing the fresh fruit berries which grow on green, leafy oil palm trees. In Malaysia, these trees are grown exclusively on legal agricultural lands using environmentally friendly practices. Palm oil is the most efficiently produced fruit oil in the world.
Discover more about this healthy and sustainable oil in the posts below.
In addition to palm oil being nutritious and heat stable, she appreciates the oil palm’s 20- to 30-year productivity. About Malaysia’s palm oil industry, she writes: “From the land where the palm trees are planted, to the water supply, use of pesticides, milling and refinery, there are laws that ensure the well being of the […]
Houston Family Magazine readers learned that Malaysian oil palm plantations provide stable homes for wildlife.
“Genetically modified crops such as corn, soy and canola require as much as 10 times more land than palm oil. As our world population increases, the edible oil demand could easily lead to more deforestation. Thankfully, a large percentage of the nutritious palm oil in our U.S. food supply comes from Malaysia, where it is […]
Malaysian students abroad are sharing positive information on Malaysia’s palm oil industry.
Palm oil is rich in nutrients such as vitamin E tocotrienols, carotenoids and other important phytonutrients.
Recently 100 Malaysian children and their parents got help from the Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC), which sponsored a baking demonstration and cooking workshop. While learning to bake brownies and make fresh sandwiches, participants also learned about the health and socioeconomic benefits of their country’s certified sustainable palm oil.
This food industry publication names red palm oil as one of the best tocotrienol sources, and credits Hon. Minister Teresa Kok for intensifying Malaysia’s environmental responsibility efforts.
In this article, influential blogger Carolina King encourages moms to choose chocolates made with Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil.
Appearing on CBS affiliate KTVK-TV in Phoenix, sustainable chef Gerard Viverito demonstrated how to make keto-friendly chicken nuggets using Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil.