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  • Govt aims to certify all oil palm areas with MSPO certification by next year
      KUCHING: The federal government aims to certify all oil palm areas in the country, including those that belong to small holders with the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certification by the end of next year. Minister of Primary Industries Teresa Kok said her ministry had been allocated RM30 million to do the certification, especially […]
  • Palm oil association condemn ‘Rang-tan’ video clip
    The Malaysian Palm Oil Association (MPOA) strongly condemned the “Rang-tan” videoclip by Iceland-Greenpeace which told the story of an orang utan that was forced from the forest to make way for palm oil production. PETALING JAYA: The Malaysian Palm Oil Association (MPOA) strongly condemned the “Rang-tan” videoclip by Iceland-Greenpeace which told the story of an […]
  • ICYMI: Malaysian Prime Minister: Discrimination Against Palm Oil is Anti-Trade
    Malaysian Prime Minister Dr. Mahathir Mohamad is sending a clear message to Europe: Palm Oil is not ‘risky’, and any discrimination by the EU against Palm Oil is unacceptable under global trade rules. At the 33rd ASEAN Summit, Dr. Mahathir Mohamad raised the issue of EU discrimination against Palm Oil directly, as reported in Malaysian Reserve: “Free […]
  • Moody’s: Support for RSPO-compliant firms, Sime praised
    PETALING JAYA: Oil palm planters, particularly companies which comply with tighter sustainability standards of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), will have better support in their credit profile ratings, according Moody’s Investors Service. Three Moody’s-rated palm oil producers – Sime Darby Plantation Bhd (Baa1 stable), IOI Corp Bhd (Baa2 stable) and Indonesia’s Sawit Sumbermas Sarana Tbk […]
  • Why boycotting palm oil achieves nothing
    In a bid to promote its palm oil-free products for the looming Christmas consumption frenzy, British supermarket chain Iceland recently sought to repurpose a moving Greenpeace campaign ad. The Disney-like cartoon shows a baby orangutan in a British child’s bedroom, disturbed by chocolate and shampoo containing palm oil, the crop which has destroyed its home. Clearcast, the body […]
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    Interview of Iceland Managing Director, Richard Walker by Good Morning Britain


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  • Malaysian palm oil/Vegoils: Market factors to watch Friday Dec 14 December 14, 2018
    Malaysian palm oil futures rose on Thursday, helped by steady crude oil prices and a broad improvement in global market sentiment. U.S. soybean futures fell to a one-week low on Thursday as confirmation of a 1.13 million-tonne U.S. soybean sale to China failed to impress traders who are shifting their focus to burdensome U.S. and […]
  • Use more palm oil, Kok tells Malaysians December 14, 2018
    The Primary Industries Mi­­nistry will embark on a campaign to promote palm oil among Malay­sians, said its minister Teresa Kok. She said many Malaysian consumers preferred to use canola, sunflower and soy oil imported from Europe instead of Malaysian palm oil. “As Malaysians, if we don’t appreciate local products, how are we going to export […]
  • Malaysian palm oil price higher tracking gains in soyoil December 13, 2018
    Malaysian palm oil futures ended higher on Wednesday, buoyed by gains in soyoil on the U.S. Chicago Board of Trade after President Donald Trump said China was back in the market buying U.S. beans. Trump said on Tuesday that China was buying a "tremendous amount" of U.S. soybeans and that trade talks with Beijing were […]
  • Malaysian palm oil price drops over 1pct on expectation of higher Dec stocks December 12, 2018
    Malaysian palm oil futures fell more than 1 percent on Tuesday evening, erasing most of the previous session's sharp gains, as falls in crude oil prices and expectations of higher inventories of the vegetable oil in December weighed on the market. The benchmark palm oil contract for February delivery on the Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Exchange […]
  • Malaysian palm oil price rebounds from one-week low December 7, 2018
    Malaysian palm oil futures recovered from a one-week low hit earlier on Thursday as traders forecast slowing output amid some short-covering. The benchmark palm oil contract for February delivery on the Bursa Malaysia Derivatives Exchange rose 0.5 percent at 2,005 ringgit ($481.74) a tonne at the close. It earlier dropped to 1,979 ringgit, its lowest […]