The downturn in global oils and fats prices also affected palm oil, resulting in lower than expected performance by the Malaysian palm oil industry. The average CPO price was 21.1% lower than a year earlier. However, palm oil exports increased by 3.3% to 18.14 million tonnes, from 17.57 million tonnes. Exports of palm-based products also […]

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Palm oil is the newest world commodity, but is already the target of scare-mongering that mixes bad science with poor knowledge.Those who would deny Malaysian palm oil its place are putting out one-sided stories that appeal to romanticism and nostalgia. BUT: Are primary rainforests really being cleared wholesale for oil palm planting? Are endangered wildlife […]

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A 60-page book, Grown by the People, for the People entails human stories of those dedicated to the palm oil industry. From plantations and oil mills, to multinationals who use it in their products, and finally those enterprising entrepreneurs finding new ways to utilize palm waste, palm oil has one singular commonality – the ever […]

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