Ferrero, maker of the internationally beloved hazelnut spread Nutella, has won a court case against a Dutch competitor who claimed its palm-oil free spread was healthier and better for the environment than Nutella. This is a major victory for Ferrero and for the Malaysian Palm Oil Council who for decades have championed the wholesomeness and […]
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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.
The recent hype on Nutella, which uses Malaysian palm oil as a key ingredient, and the quoted cancer concerns about the contaminants 3-MCPD-esters and glycidyl esters (GE), is one of the many orchestrated attacks on our industry.
Consumers, the article states, need to “read past the headlines, to the part that describes the research behind the claims.
You can’t believe everything you read on the internet. According to some stories being circulated online, the beloved hazelnut spread Nutella contains cancer-causing ingredients. The misleading “news” claims Nutella’s palm oil – the ingredient which delivers the spread’s beloved smooth and rich texture – contains chemicals that are genotoxic and carcinogenic. Not so, says multiple […]
We are fully supportive of responsible media and news reports that seek to inform and educate the public at large. In the current context, the information provided by the media has been inaccurate and misleading. The many nutritional benefits of palm oil are well documented but sometimes not so well known. We would be happy […]
Ferrero’s purchasing manager Vincenzo Tapella told a Reuters reporter that, “Making Nutella without palm oil would produce an inferior substitute for the real product. It would be a step backward.”
Malaysian Palm Oil Council CEO Yusof Basiron said the French vote was a welcome relief for Malaysian palm oil farmers. MPOC believes the tax would put thousands of oil palm farmers out of work.
Better Nutrition writer Vera Tweed included red palm oil in her excellent article, The Secrets of Healthy Fats, which appeared in the publication’s July 2013 issue. She explained to readers that palm fruit oil is an excellent cooking oil because it can withstand high heat without breaking down, plus it is rich in vitamin E and […]
During a recent family and health segment on San Antonio’s Fox News First (KABB-TV) , viewers learned about the importance of eating the right kind of fats. Celebrity author and nutrition expert Felicia Stoler told anchor Ernie Zuniga that Malaysian Palm Fruit Oil is a good choice because it’s got a good ratio of polyunsaturated […]