Sustainability

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 …

ood manufacturers prefer Malaysian sustainable palm oil

Why food manufacturers prefer Malaysian sustainable palm oil

Health & Nutrition, Products, Sustainable Agriculture, Wildlife Preservation

Food technology expert Kurt Berger has more than 50 years of experience researching the quality, function and application of food ingredients. Over the years, he’s found …

Malaysia: Technology can further boost sustainability practices

In The News, News, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture

Malaysia has identified satellite imagery and artificial intelligence (AI) as promising tools for boosting sustainability.

benefits of palm oil

Malaysian palm oil farmers speak about societal benefits of palm oil

Sustainability, What's New

Thomas Lamit anak Lutek understand the benefits of palm oil. He has seen firsthand how it has helped his family and community.

Imagine sharing your workspace with a herd of 10,000-pound elephants

News, Sustainability, Wildlife Preservation

Malaysian oil palm farmers are opening special corridors on their plantations to enable elephants to travel freely across their properties.

Malaysian farmers are teaching the world about food security

In The News, News, Sustainability

Malaysia’s small family farmers and their dedication to finding solutions that feed their families provide valuable lessons in food security. 

Checking for sustainable palm oil

How do you know if a product is made with sustainable palm oil?

Sustainability

Palm oil is found in about half of the products found in supermarkets, including packaged foods, cosmetics and personal care products such as shampoo and soap. Shopping f …

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 …

Malaysia’s small family farmers make global contributions

In The News, News, Sustainability

A large percentage of Malaysia’s oil palm plantations are run and managed by small family farmers who use sustainable agricultural practices.

Malaysian palm oil industry acts to save majestic Malayan tigers

Sustainability, Wildlife Preservation

The Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) is working to help increase the population of wild Malayan tigers to at least 1,000.

clean label trend

Scientists speak out on the clean label trend

General, Sustainability

There’s little doubt that millennials are driving the call for clean label. Even though they may be concerned for improving public health, they may be taking the wrong pa …

Halloween candy palm oil

Beware of scary Halloween headlines: We actually love our orangutans

Sustainability, What's New

We applaud the writers and editors who explain to their readers that companies such as Kellogg’s, Hershey, Mars, Nestle, Kraft, Pepsico, Ghiradelli and Lindt are committe …