MSPO certification is exclusively for premium-quality palm oil sustainably grown and produced in Malaysia, a recognized leader in responsible palm oil production.
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We must engage with people around the world including legislators and decision makers such as the European Parliament, and tell them how we cultivate oil palm in tandem with forest conservation policies that are in place here.
Not only does Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil provide nutrition to more than three billion people worldwide, it has been credited with reducing poverty and improving living conditions in this progressive nation.
The MSPO certification program, first launched in 2015, helps ensure that all palm oil produced in Malaysia is as good for the economy as it is for the environment and the Malaysian people.
“The benefits of the MSPO are of great interest to many of our partners in Europe. It will require a concerted international effort to achieve recognition, but the palm oil industry will gain from this.,” said Keong.
The MSPO certification standard is an effort to recognize and celebrate the highest quality Malaysian palm oil produced and processed in accord to a battery of existing national and international legislations and standards.
Awareness of Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil is growing in part due to consumers’ growing interest in non-GMO and sustainably produced foods.
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 […]