Sustainability

From tropical tree to table: The story of Malaysian palm oil

From tropical tree to table: The story of Malaysian palm oil

Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture

Read labels, and you’ll spot palm oil in everything from your kids’ favorite cookies to your premium nutrition bar. Here’s how this better-for-you ingredient journeys fro …

Smithsonian

Malaysia strengthens its commitment to the environment

Forest Conservation, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture, Wildlife Preservation

Malaysia has been a recognized leader in responsible palm oil production for decades. The country was the first to produce sustainable palm oil, has implemented a game-ch …

top your new year's resolution list

Why should Malaysian palm fruit oil top your New Year’s Resolution list?

General, Sustainability

This may be the first time that healthy cooking oil appears on many people’s New Year’s resolution lists. The more we learn about how fats behave in our bodies, the more …

eat more sustainable

Resolving to eat more sustainable foods? Consider Malaysian palm oil.

Sustainability

Oil palm plantations produce significantly more oil than annual crops, such as corn, soybean and canola. A single acre of oil palm produces 11 times more oil than soybean …

Saving the elephants

Sustainability, Wildlife Preservation

Sabah, a state in Malaysia, is well known worldwide for its rich variety of wildlife including the protected Bornean elephants.

Malaysia’s Wildlife Rescue Unit releases 2019 annual report

Sustainability, Wildlife Preservation

Malaysia’s Wildlife Rescue Unit (WRU) rangers and veterinarians are dedicated to keeping their country’s abundant wildlife population safe and healthy.

read a candy label

How to read a candy label: Palm oil, beet dye among healthier choices

Health & Nutrition, In The News, Products, Sustainability

While moderation is still recommended, some candy manufacturers are trying to do the right thing by making gluten-free choices, using eco-friendly ingredients and insisti …

food trend

This food trend just keeps growing

Culinary, Sustainable Agriculture

Perennial crops also provide an environment where native animals can thrive, without fear of their habitat being destroyed for annual replanting. They are generally a lot …

hooked on palm oil

Guardian runs journalist’s explanation for how we got hooked on palm oil

News, Sustainability, What's New

The Guardian US is renowned for its award-winning journalism. When it ran freelance journalist Paul Tullis’s article on how the world got hooked on palm oil, we knew the …

fats okay to eat

How can global corporations source only sustainable palm oil

Events, Sustainability

While palm oil is already one of the most environmentally friendly vegetable oils on earth, many global corporations such as Coca-Cola, Nestle and Unilever are committed …

top chef

This top chef suggests you think about sustainability

In The News, Products, Sustainability

Today’s diners often have higher standards, especially when it comes to the environment. A land-consuming main course with a side of genetically modified vegetable isn’t …

holiday meal without trans fats

How to make a holiday meal without trans fats

Culinary, Health & Nutrition, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture

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 Mala …