The trend toward buying products based at least in part on their sustainability and social responsibility appears to be holding firm.
Banning palm oil just doesn’t make sense. Food and cosmetic producers would need to switch to another ingredient that would use more land for cultivation than palm oil.
“Genetically modified crops such as corn, soy and canola require as much as 10 times more land than palm oil. As our world population increases, the edible oil demand could easily lead to more deforestation. Thankfully, a large percentage of the nutritious palm oil in our U.S. food supply comes from Malaysia, where it is certified as sustainably produced.”
Oils and fats industry experts from around the world gather in Malaysia to discuss the global palm oil trade
MPOC Chief Executive Officer Datuk Dr. Kalyana Sundram delivered an eye-opening presentation at the 2018 Palm Oil Fair and Seminar (POTS).
Malaysian Palm Oil is favored by food industry professionals who are looking for a clean label oil because its non-GMO, nutritious and doesn’t require hydrogenation. Those in the know also appreciate Malaysian palm oil’s certified sustainability.