The Malaysian Palm Oil Council has come out against the EU’s proposed unilateral Action Plan against deforestation, charging that is impractical to implement unilateral global initiatives to improve trade in sustainable goods.
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The Malaysian palm oil industry, known for decades as the leader in responsible palm oil production, is successfully addressing concerns that have plagued the global palm oil industry for decades.
The income the family earns from their plantation has enabled them to purchase a home, donate to their church and help a paralyzed uncle pay his medical bills. Lambert says it’s good for the village, too, because she’s able to provide jobs to many locals.
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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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.
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.
According to some estimates, palm oil is in about 50 percent of products sold in our supermarkets. About 80 percent of that palm oil comes from Malaysia. But how much do you really know about palm oil’s sustainability and how this nutritious oil impacts the environment?
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 […]