It can be challenge to deliver exotic-tasting cuisine using only local ingredients, but Chef Gerard Viverito has embraced ingredients from one of the world’s most eco-friendly countries, Malaysia, such as certified sustainable palm oil, in many of his recipes.
All-natural Malaysian palm fruit oil comes from the flesh of the palm oil fruit, much like olive oil comes from the flesh of the olive. Malaysian palm fruit oil is sustainably produced, and won’t raise your cholesterol. Palm oil is a natural, semi-solid fruit fat used in various food formulations. On a global scale, it is ideal as a non-GMO replacement for trans fats. Palm oil is stable at high heats, and is prized by food processors for its great versatility. It can be fractionalized into palm olein and palm stearin.
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The PINC Conference is a venue for palm bioactive researchers to share their results with physicians, pharmacists, other researchers and the media. Palm oil, the world’s most widely consumed oil, is rich in vital nutrients such as tocotrienols, carotenoids and phenolics. Researchers are studying their effect on heart health, stroke recovery, immune health and cancer.
on August 6, 2015 in Forest Conservation, Nutrition, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture, Wildlife Preservation 0
Malaysia is a trusted supplier of sustainable palm oil because it adheres to the 3P model of sustainability: People, Planet and Profit. Malaysia’s highly regulated palm oil industry follows ecologically sound Good Agricultural Practices. This progressive Southeast Asian county has also followed through on its 1992 pledge to keep an astonishing 50 percent of its […]
While some palm oil production facilities have been accused of deforestation and forced labor issues, Johannes quoted Johari Minal, Washington D.C., regional manager of the Malaysian Palm Oil Board, who confirmed that all red palm oil from Malaysia is sustainably produced using legal workers.
Most of the United State’s palm oil supply comes from the progressive county of Malaysia where more than 40 percent of the oil palm planted area is tended by family farmers, also called smallholders. Once they attain MSPO certification, these Malaysian smallholders will join other Malaysian sustainable palm oil producers in filling America’s demand for […]
Palm oil possesses the qualities manufacturers need: it’s resistant to spoilage, stable at high temperatures, provides a good and consistent texture, and retains the flavor of food. It also has health qualities that savvy consumers demand: it is non-GMO and naturally trans-fat free.
“They are the real people of Malaysia; the strong ones who have improved their prosperity and helped to lift millions out of poverty and toward a better future. That is the true story of palm oil in Malaysia, and these farmers are the faces that tell the story.”
on May 22, 2015 in General, News, Palm Oil / Red Palm Oil, Products, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture, Wildlife Preservation 0
If consumer demand for these other oils increases, could deforestation to make room for more agricultural land be far behind?
on May 19, 2015 in Forest Conservation, General, Sustainable Agriculture, Tocotrienol, Wildlife Preservation 0
“Every country is different. Malaysia, for example, is one of the good guys. It produces sustainable palm oil. More than 50 percent of Malaysia’s forests are protected forever. Most of the oil palms are grown on old rubber plantations. It’s not newly cleared land. A lot of people get their geography mixed up. They think […]
on May 14, 2015 in Forest Conservation, In The News, Sustainability, Wildlife Preservation 0
Nutritionists, dietitians and physicians around the world are trying to spread the word: What you’ve been taught about saturated fat and cholesterol is wrong. You do not need to avoid these foods. When I was a guest on Good Day Sacramento, I told the CBS viewers that saturated fats are fine to eat. I also […]