Although oil palm occupies only 0.3% of total agricultural land, the crop contributes more than 30% of the world’s supply of oils and fats.
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MPOC Chief Executive Officer Datuk Dr. Kalyana Sundram delivered an eye-opening presentation at the 2018 Palm Oil Fair and Seminar (POTS).
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 going to satisfy eco-savvy millennials.
Malaysia has been a leader in responsible palm oil production. While some palm-producing countries have been battered with accusations, Malaysia has strived for excellence.
Sustainable agriculture involves much more than just caring for the land. Sustainable agriculture also considers the food producer’s quality of life and the economic viability of farm operations.
Certified sustainable Malaysian palm oil is an ideal substitute because of its health, performance and sustainability qualities.
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 more productive, too. That’s why perennial foods hold such promise for our world’s food supply.
If a home garden full of perennial plants, such as rhubarb, asparagus, onions, berries, grapes and yams can deliver bushels of nutritious food with little to no effort, consider what might happen if we focus on perennial foods on a global scale. Researchers say these crops can help feed our world with significantly less environmental […]
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, it produces significantly more oil than annual crops, such as corn, soybean and canola. A single acre of oil palm produces 11 times more oil than soybeans, and 10 times […]