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Malaysian palm oil is a model for sustainable agriculture

Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture

The Malaysian Palm Oil Wildlife Conservation Fund provides support for land preservation, and undertakes programs to ensure that oil palm cultivation does not cause defor …

Dame Judi Dench explores Borneo rainforests, shares message of hope

News, Sustainability

While exploring the Malaysian Sabah District of Borneo, British actress Dame Judi Dench was struck by the vast forests and incredible wildlife, but what might be most exc …

Animal rescues just a small part of Wildlife Conservation Fund’s impact

Sustainability, Wildlife Preservation

Through the Malaysian Palm Oil Wildlife Conservation Fund (MPOWCF), the palm oil industry and the Malaysian government have come together to demonstrate their commitment …

polyphenols, palm kernel oil

The surprising differences between palm oil and palm kernel oil

Products, Sustainability

Palm oil and palm kernel oil are both sustainable tropical oils which come from the fruit of the oil palm trees. These versatile oils, however, have very different chemic …

What is MSPO

What is MSPO certification?

Sustainability, What's New

MSPO certification is exclusively for premium-quality palm oil sustainably grown and produced in Malaysia, a recognized leader in responsible palm oil production.

Wildlife Conservation Fund protects animals through research and training

Sustainability, Wildlife Preservation

The Malaysian palm oil industry is backed by more than 100 years of responsible plantation practices on legally approved agricultural land. Its commitment to the preserva …

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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 …

Wildlife Conservation Fund

Wildlife Conservation Fund takes special care of elephants

Sustainability, Wildlife Preservation

The Malaysian Palm Oil Wildlife Conservation Fund worked with the wildlife department to establish this organization which supports conservation efforts along with rescui …

Malaysia helps feed the world

Food security and palm oil: How Malaysia helps feed the world.

Health & Nutrition, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture

Because of Malaysia’s equatorial climate, it can grow oil palm. This fertile tree produces abundant supplies of nutritious fruits year-round. Because of this high yield, …

palm oil and orangutans

The truth about palm oil and orangutans in Malaysia

Forest Conservation, Sustainability, Wildlife Preservation

Most of Malaysia’s orangutans live on the island’s protected forests. That’s not a challenge as an astonishing 60 percent of Sabah is under forest cover. This provides am …

Malysian palm oil is preferred

Malaysian palm oil is preferred by American companies

Health & Nutrition, Products, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture

Malaysia is the world’s second-largest palm oil producer, and supplies its oil to companies worldwide. “About 90 percent of the palm oil that is used in the United States …

palm oil is non-GMO

Nutritious palm oil is non-GMO; great for families trying to eat clean

Health & Nutrition, Sustainable Agriculture

Families trying to eat cleaner, more natural meals are happy to learn that non-GMO palm oil is an increasingly popular ingredient in prepared foods. Palm oil comes from t …

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