On oil palm plantations, some trees are top producers and others under-perform. But because the trees mature slowly, growers typically can’t tell the difference until three to four years after planting. Once mature, oil palm trees produce fruit for 20 to 30 years.
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The exciting news that an international team of scientists has discovered a single gene that could boost the efficiency of existing oil palm yields by as much as 30 percent has spread worldwide. Oil palms provide almost half of the world’s supply of edible vegetable oil, and are a promising source of biofuel. The Malaysian […]
Representatives from the food and beverage industry, dietary supplement industry, and cosmetic and personal care companies will gather next month in Salt Lake City for a one-day Palm Oil and Tocotrienol Symposium. The Palm Oil and Tocotrienol Symposium, to be held on September 11, 2012 at the Radisson Hotel, is being jointly organized by the […]
Researchers are about to embark on the first human clinical study to see if the Vitamin E tocotrienols found in Malaysian Palm Fruit Oil are beneficial to women fighting advanced breast cancer. Previous research tocotrienol’s anti-cancer properties on breast cancer cell lines and in animals has shown positive results. “The studies are promising enough to […]