• 30 September, 2020
    Strengthening Malaysian Palm Oil in MENA Region
    The Middle East and North Africa region consumes approximately 14 million MT of various oils and fats.  The consumption of oils and fats in the Middle East and North Africa differs significantly with most of the growth recorded in North Africa.  In term of per capita consumption, the region has considerably high per capita consumption […]
  • 29 September, 2020
    Malaysia’s Palm Oil is Gaining Market Share in China In 2020
    Introduction COVID-19 pandemic has severely impacted China’s GDP growth. China has reported that the country’s GDP contracted by 6.8% in the first quarter of 2020 before recovering marginally to 3.2% growth in the second quarter of 2020 after the country underwent practically a shutdown of the economy since Wuhan became the epicenter of the virus […]
  • 29 September, 2020
    Santan Sawit
    Santan Sawit Santan sawit (or palm-based santan) is a type of creamer produced from palm oil. Palm-based creamers have had an excellent reputation in the food manufacturing industry, playing this role as dairy fat replacers in powdered drinks, recombined cheese, and ice cream, to name a few. Unknown to many, santan sawit, which is also […]
  • 29 September, 2020
    Performance of Palm Oil in West of Suez Region
    The West of Suez region covers 10 countries, namely Algeria, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Libya, Morocco, Somalia, Sudan, and Tunisia.  The West of Suez countries, with its huge population of about 385 million is a net importer of oils & fats. The region mainly depends on imports to satisfy its needs for oils and fats. […]
  • 29 September, 2020
    6th International Palm Oil Sustainability Conference (Virtual IPOSC 2020 – Module 1), 14-22 September 2020
    The International Palm Oil Sustainability Conference 2020 (IPOSC 2020) is MPOC’s biannual conference that highlights current and emerging sustainability challenges and opportunities in the Malaysian palm oil industry. This year, the 6th IPOSC 2020 was organised by MPOC on a virtual platform, comprising two modules, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Module 1 (Agricultural […]
  • 25 September, 2020
    MPOB develops monitoring system to track movement of vehicles transporting palm oil
    KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 24): In an effort to enhance the monitoring of palm oil products, the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) has developed a monitoring system to track the movement of vehicles transporting palm oil to prevent misconduct.  Its director-general Dr Ahmad Parveez Ghulam Kadir said MPOB offices throughout the country are constantly monitoring and conducting regular inspections to […]
  • 25 September, 2020
    Sub-Saharan Africa seen as next destination for Malaysian palm oil export growth
    KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 24): A continent with a population of over 1.3 billion, which is expected to increase to 2.5 billion by 2050, Africa offers bright prospects for Malaysian palm oil, with demand to come from industries such as food, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals, palm oil experts opined. “Malaysia’s position as a leading supplier of sustainable and quality oil products […]
  • 25 September, 2020
    Upcoming Challenges for Palm Oil and MPO in Bangladesh Market
    Market Overview: Bangladesh is a lower-middle income category country with a 170 million population size. Steady economic progress achieved during the last couple of years has contributed greatly in generating a life style change of a major population segment. ADB’s report shows that Bangladesh is growing richer at a faster rate than its neighboring countries. […]
  • 24 September, 2020
    No intention to replace palm oil with bamboo as Malaysia’s main commodity, says ministry
    KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 23): The Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities (MPIC) expects palm oil to remain as the country’s main commodity and has no intention of replacing it with bamboo. The ministry said it would continue to strengthen the palm oil industry with the latest technology, expand its overseas market and diversify palm oil-based […]
  • 24 September, 2020
    MPOC Webinar – Sub-Saharan Africa – The Next Frontier for Malaysian Palm Oil?
    Papers Paper 1 :  Mr Nor Iskahar Nordin,Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) Paper 2 :  Mr. Dawie Theron,Sime Darby Oils South Africa Paper 3 :  Ms. Fatima Alimohamed,Africa Brand Warrior Paper 4:  Mr. Abah Ofon,3XG UK Consulting Ltd.