Sustainability

read a candy label

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

In The News, Nutrition, 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.

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

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

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 …

GMO labeling

What GMO labeling means for palm oil

News, Sustainability, What's New

Because Malaysian palm oil is non-GMO, nutritious, versatile as well as naturally trans fat-free it’s a smart choice for those wanting a wholesome oil.

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 …

100% certified sustainable palm oil moves closer to reality in Malaysia

Sustainability

When Malaysia announced an aggressive goal of certifying 100% of its palm oil as sustainable by the end of 2019, some may have thought it to be insurmountable. While Mala …

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 …

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 …

issues in the palm oil industry

Malaysia tackles the big issues in the palm oil industry

Sustainability

The Malaysian palm oil industry, known for decades as the leader in responsible palm oil production, is successfully addressing concerns that have plagued the global palm …

Malaysian Palm Oil Council

The Palm Oil Health website is your resource for information on the health and nutritional benefits of Malaysian palm fruit oil and palm fruit oil bioactives.

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