Sustainable Agriculture

food that are good for the environment

Kid-approved, flavor-packed foods that are good for the environment

Health & Nutrition, Sustainable Agriculture

Improve your oil: It doesn’t make sense to buy healthy, sustainable foods and then cook them with oils made from genetically modified plants.

snacks made with palm oil

Four reasons why today’s moms prefer snacks made with palm oil

Health & Nutrition, Sustainable Agriculture

Most American manufacturers prefer Malaysian palm oil because it is grown and produced responsibly. The country has strict standards in place which protect the environmen …

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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 …

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 …

plant-based

Malaysian sustainable palm oil comes from the non-GMO oil palm tree

Forest Conservation, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture, Wildlife Preservation

Because of the oil palm’s high yield, Malaysia produces ample quantities of this global commodity while maintaining its 1992 Rio Earth Summit pledge to maintain more than …

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 …

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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 …

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 …

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 …

palm oil in fast food

Fox viewers nationwide hear the good news about palm oil in fast food

In The News, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture

Malaysian sustainable palm oil is a natural substitute for partially hydrogenated oils, our primary source of trans fats. More than 80 percent of all palm oil imported in …

most efficient oil crop

Smart land use: Palm oil is the world’s most efficient oil crop.

Forest Conservation, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture

The world has four major oil seed crops: oil palm, soybean, sunflower and canola (rapeseed). Together, they use 3.55 percent of the world’s total agricultural land. Oil p …

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, …