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Palm Oil: Are There Health Benefits?

Palm oil is made from the fruit of the African oil palm. It’s been an important type of oil for several millennia, however, over the past several decades, it has become one of the most produced oils …

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Palm oil peril: Is your peanut butter putting primates at risk?

Palm oil is used in half of all consumer goods. But to produce it, rainforests get destroyed and wildlife is endangered.

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Candymaker Mars Says Its Palm Oil Is Finally Deforestation-Free

Confectionery company Mars says it has achieved deforestation-free sources for palm oil, which is a big step for an industry long associated with environmental destruction.

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India’s September palm oil imports slump 27% on tepid demand – trade body

India’s palm oil imports in September fell 27% on-year to their lowest in three months, due to lean demand from hotels and restaurants, while soyoil purchases jumped 28% in the month on higher …

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La Nina Rain to Lift Palm Oil Output in Top Grower to Record

Indonesia, supplier of more than half the world’s palm oil, could see production climb to a record next year after torrential La Nina rains drench plantations and boost yields, according to a grower …

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Palm Oil Monthly Update ‒ October 2020

CME USD Malaysian Crude Palm Oil Volume and Open Interest In September 2020, CME crude palm oil volume totaled 10,021 lots (250,525 metric tons) and the end-of-month open …

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Festive Food Craving Set to Boost Indian Demand for Palm Oil

Palm oil purchases by India, the biggest importer, are likely to climb in October from a three-month low as the Hindu festival of lights drives up demand for the world’s most-consumed vegetable oil.

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Mars Palm Positive Plan Delivers Deforestation-Free Palm Oil Supply Chain

Mars, Incorporated today announced its Palm Positive Plan has delivered a deforestation-free palm oil supply chain, a significant milestone in its efforts to tackle deforestation and advance respect …

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Which Countries Produce The Most Palm Oil? [Infographic]

Palm oil is having a devastating and irreparable impact on the environment and just two countries are responsible for 85% of global production.

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Palm Oil Hit Again as U.S. Blocks Top Malaysia Producer

Palm oil is once again in the news after the U.S. blocked imports from one of the world’s top producers, a move that may restrict access for the edible oil and undermine the industry’s efforts to …

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