• 20 January, 2021
    15th National Seminar 2021 (NATSEM 2021)
    The plantation industry is constantly facing many challenges, for example, to increase productivity per unit area and per worker, cost optimisation, pursuing effective solutions in estate and mill operations, conservation and protection of the natural environment and of course to remain sustainable and competitive in the long term. In addition to these demanding issues, the […]
  • 18 January, 2021
    Palm Oil Market Outlook within the Americas Region
    The Americas region is one of the major consumers as well as producers of oils and fats in the world.  Major oils consume in this region are mainly soybean oil, canola oil and palm oil. Palm oil is the largest imported oil into the region, accounting for approximately 30% of total oils and fats import. […]
  • 18 January, 2021
    The Importance of Birds in Oil Palm Plantations in Malaysia
    With almost six million hectares of land planted with oil palm, the palm oil industry plays a major role in contributing towards Malaysian revenue. In 2018, more than RM 68 billion was generated by the oil palm industry (MPOC Europe, 2020). The industry also supported more than two million people, directly and indirectly, for their […]
  • 15 January, 2021
    Planters say anti-palm oil campaigns hinder sustainability shift
    (Jan 14): Top palm oil producers said on Thursday that the industry is making strides towards transparency and sustainability across its supply chain despite campaigns against use of the oil. Campaigners say that the industry is responsible for deforestation of tropical rainforests and human rights abuses and have initiated consumer boycotts of palm oil, which […]
  • 15 January, 2021
    First Virtual POTS Digital 2021 Garners International Praise
    Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) organized its first ever, virtual conference, Palm Oil Trade Fair & Seminar (POTS Digital 2021), from January 5 – 8, 2021. The Palm Oil Trade Fair & Seminar (POTS) flagship programme of MPOC was launched in 2006 with an objective to enhance the development and growth of the Malaysian palm […]
  • 14 January, 2021
    Attributes of Palm-Based Soap
    Serves as emollient that provides soothing and moisturizing effects on skin.
  • 14 January, 2021
    New technologies, innovations important for Malaysia’s palm oil sustainability — Mohd Khairuddin
    KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 11): Advances in research that generate new technologies and innovations are an important strategy for the sustainable development of the country’s palm oil industry, said Minister of Plantation Industries and Commodities Datuk Dr Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali. To date, he said the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), as the leading agency in […]
  • 13 January, 2021
    CPO stocks down 19.2% in Dec
    KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia’s crude palm oil (CPO) stocks slumped 19.2% to 583,761 tonnes in December 2020 from the 722,451 tonnes in November, the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) said. Processed palm oil stocks shrank 18.85% month-on-month to 681,120 tonnes during the month compared with 839,307 tonnes in the preceding month, the board said in its […]
  • 12 January, 2021
    China’s Vegetable Oil Outlook and Palm Oil Situation
    The rapid development of China’s economy and its implication on people’s living standards has been a catalyst in the growing consumption of edible vegetable oils. According to the China Bureau of Statistics, the per capita edible vegetable oil consumption has increased from 7.7 kg in 1996 to 9.8 kg in 2019. Soybean oil is the […]
  • 8 January, 2021
    Palm oil’s discount to soybean oil to narrow in the long term — Mielke
    KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 7): Crude palm oil’s price discount to soybean oil is expected to narrow this year and continue on an annual basis, said Oil World editor and CEO Thomas Mielke. “A premium [in CPO’s price to soybean oil] is only possible during a short period of time,” Mielke said during a question and answer session […]