NEWS FEED
  • 23 January, 2017
    Malaysian palm oil safe, healthy, Mah tells EU
    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 22 — Malaysia has assured the European Union (EU) that its palm oil is not only safe and healthy but also being cultivated with good agricultural practices. - See more at: http://www.themalaymailonline.com/money/article/malaysian-palm-oil-safe-healthy-mah-tells-eu#sthash.ziK2jZz7.dpuf
  • 23 January, 2017
    EUROPEAN VEGOILS-PALM OIL DOWN WITH FUTURES AND SOYOIL
    ROTTERDAM: Palm oil on the European vegetable oils market continued to ease with Malaysian palm oil futures and weaker soyoil.
  • 23 January, 2017
    Palm oil to hit 3,300 ringgit by early March -Mistry
    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Palm oil is headed for 3,300 ringgit per tonne by March, sooner than forecast earlier, as stocks of the tropical oil remain tight. Prices will then fall nearly a quarter by June or July, said leading vegetable oils analyst Dorab Mistry on Saturday.
  • 20 January, 2017
    Is Palm Oil A Cancer Risk? Let Truthful Science Prevail!
    In addition to the Nutella / Palm oil cancer link streamed extensively in the media, there have been accompanying reference associated to a study in Nature (doi:10.1038/nature20791; G. Pascual et al. 2016) that is also cross-quoted by some sources but not all, to support their claims against palm oil.
  • 20 January, 2017
    Plantation asset demerger to unlock value for Sime Darby
    PETALING JAYA: Sime Darby Bhd may opt to demerge its plantation business while merging its property division under Permodalan Nasional Bhd’s (PNB) asset portfolio in a bid to create better value for existing shareholders, says UOBKayHian Research.
  • 20 January, 2017
    Palm oil falls on weaker soyoil, seen range-bound
    KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 19): Malaysian palm oil futures fell for a second consecutive session on Thursday, hit by weaker US soyoil and a failure to break the previous session's intraday high, dealers said, forecasting further range-bound trading, pending new leads.
  • 20 January, 2017
    Safety is our top priority
    THE palm oil industry is regularly confronted by misinformation which is then absorbed by the media and churned into a frenzy of inaccurate news articles and opinion pieces, designed ostensibly to inform and educate but achieving neither objective. Unfortunately, every so often, such misinformed frenzy is unsupported by facts. The recent hype on Nutella and the quoted cancer health concerns about palm oil is a classic case in point.
  • 20 January, 2017
    A Year Of 2 Halves For CPO Outlook
    Palm oil experts believe that the plantation sector will be divided into two halves this year — the first six months will be dominated by ongoing low stockpiles and a strong production recovery is expected in the second-half (2H). The palm oil stockpile is forecast to drop below two million metric tonnes (MT) in the first two quarters of 2017 and prices will stabilise, experts said at a recent Palm Oil Economic Review & Outlook Seminar 2017 organised by the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB).
  • 19 January, 2017
    Malaysian Palm Oil Industry: Our Stand On The Nutella Ferrero Report and Misinformation about Palm Oil and Cancer
    The palm oil industry is regularly confronted by misinformation which is then absorbed by the media and churned into a frenzy of inaccurate news articles and opinion pieces, designed ostensibly to inform and educate, but achieving neither objective. Unfortunately, ever so often, such misinformed frenzy is unsupported by facts. The recent hype on Nutella and the quoted cancer health concerns about palm oil is a classic case in point.
  • 19 January, 2017
    NGOs admit oil palm not main cause of deforestation
    KUCHING: Beef and soya bean industries are the main culprits for more forest disappearing internationally and not palm oil as often claimed. Sarawak Oil Palm Plantation Owners Association (Soppoa) in a statement yesterday said international scientific communities were now being rightly informed of the latest findings with regards to these two industries as the main drivers of deforestation.