Promoting a sustainable way forward for oil palm cultivation

Producers in Malaysia have made impressive progress in the sustainable production of the edible oil, which is traded in 160 countries As one of the e...

Destruction of Tropical Peatland Is an Overlooked Source of Emissions

Tropical regions face an emissions challenge from an important, but relatively little-known source: drained peatland. Peat soil, made up of partially ...

Malaysia committed to defending palm oil industry

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s contention over the European Parliament’s resolution on measures to curb palm oil imports via the Asean platform demonstrates...

Malaysian palm oil output grows apace with exports, CPO prices around MR2,600/mt...

The average CPO front-month futures price was predicted at Malaysian ringgit 2,600/mt, or $602.06/mt, for 2017, as palm oil production and inventories...

Australia’s delays on palm oil labelling ‘hastening deforestation an...

Environmentalists say mandatory labelling on food would limit demand for palm oil products and reduce destructive impact of plantations. Environmen...

Philippines opens doors to Malaysia for palm oil production

MANILA, Philippines - President Duterte is pushing for the development of about 80,000 hectares in the country for palm plantation with Malaysia as ta...

Malaysian palm oil price rebounds in evening trade on weaker ringgit

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian palm oil futures recovered from losses seen earlier in the day, rising for a second consecutive day on Friday as they tracked ...

Malaysian palm oil/Vegoils: Market factors to watch Friday May 5

KUALA LUMPUR: The following factors are likely to influence Malaysian palm oil futures and other vegetable oil markets on Friday May 5. FUNDAMENTAL...

Palm Oil: Global brands profiting from child and forced labour

Unilever, Nestlé, Procter & Gamble among nine household names contributing to labor abuse The world’s most popular food and household companies...

Palm oil fund body eyes Rp 4.5 trillion in 2015

An organization newly launched to collect a palm oil levy will soon start operation, aiming to garner up to Rp 4.5 trillion (US$337.36 million) in fun...

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