Today’s men can stay sustainable in the kitchen in surprisingly macho ways, such as brewing your own beer and grilling with non-GMO Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil.
Palm oil is also the world’s first and indeed only certified sustainable vegetable oil. Approximately 35 percent of the world’s palm oil is produced in Malaysia, where it is produced in compliance with Good Agricultural Practices and internationally recognized sustainability standards. Malaysian oil palm plantations are a net carbon sink. The industry also is actively involved with biodiversity and wildlife conservation, including through the establishment of the Malaysian Palm Oil Wildlife Conservation Fund.
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For decades, international food manufacturers have associated Malaysian-sourced palm oil with quality. This proud nation produces more than 40 percent of the world’s certified sustainable palm oil. The United States, as well as other countries with high standards, imports most of its palm oil from Malaysia because the country is dedicated to palm oil quality.
Chef G: “I’m always looking for sustainable products, whether it is seafood, vegetables or cooking oil. Malaysian certified sustainable palm oil is the world’s most efficient vegetable oil crop.”
Read labels, and you’ll spot palm oil in everything from your kids’ favorite cookies to your premium nutrition bar. Here’s how this better-for-you ingredient journeys from the tropics to your table.
This year marks the 100th celebration of Malaysia’s first commercial oil palm planting. The golden oil has played a major role in the country’s history, helping it become a progressive and prosperous nation revered by many.
We applaud the writers and editors who explain to their readers that companies such as Kellogg’s, Hershey, Mars, Nestle, Kraft, Pepsico, Ghiradelli and Lindt are committed to using Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO). We encourage readers to do business with the companies on these lists.
America, there are widespread changes going on within our food industry. Not since “low-fat” became a household phrase have so many of our favorite products been affected. These changes involve what’s inside the packaging and on the labels. Here are some of the highlights. New food labeling guidelines. By 2018, packaged food labels will have […]
MEDIA BUZZ: With school back in session, this is an ideal time to re-post Lisa Lynn’s fabulous Peanut Butter Bliss Balls recipe. Kids work and play hard all day. It’s no wonder they are hungry after school. When I appeared on San Antonio’s CBS News, I shared a healthy snack that is great for the […]
on August 30, 2016 in Nutrition, Sustainability, Sustainable Agriculture, Wildlife Preservation 0
Unlike most American oil crops – more than 90 percent of America’s soybean and corn crops are genetically modified – Malaysian sustainable palm oil is non-GMO.
Most of the United States’ palm oil – approximately 80 percent – is sustainably grown in Malaysia. The Malaysian Palm Oil Council is an industry leader. It’s Malaysian Palm Oil Wildlife Conservation Fund (MPOWCF) has been carrying out conservation, education and rehabilitation projects since its formation in 2006.