• 22 May, 2020
    Malaysian Palm Oil in the Professional Kitchen
    Malaysian Palm Oil in the Professional Kitchen Most chefs are taught the fundamentals when it comes to oils and fats, largely exposed to olive oil as the superior, healthy oil.  Not surprisingly, Malaysian Palm Oil is generally overlooked, quite simply attributed to the very little information provided on its wide range of applications as well […]
  • 21 May, 2020
    India Tackles Covid-19 Fallout
    The COVID-19 crisis has roiled the economy of India, like most other economies around the world. Figures of unemployment released as of April 2020, at 24%, paint a frightening picture. Besides fighting the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic on the health of its people, the Government Of India  (GOI) has had to also focus on […]
  • 21 May, 2020
    Tree of Life
    Palm oil is the newest world commodity, but is already the target of scare-mongering that mixes bad science with poor knowledge. Those who would deny Malaysian palm oil its place are putting out one-sided stories that appeal to romanticism and nostalgia. BUT: • Are primary rainforests really being cleared wholesale for oil palm planting? • […]
  • 21 May, 2020
    Small oil palm farmers face survival crisis in risk to future output
    KUALA LUMPUR: When Shell engineer Incham Serdin quit his job four years ago to start a small palm plantation in his native Malaysia, prices of the fleshy fruit bunches used to make the world’s most-consumed vegetable oil were bubbling near their peak. But prices have since halved for smallholders like Incham, falling 30% this year […]
  • 21 May, 2020
    Sunflower Oil Gaining Popularity among Chinese Consumer
    Introduction In 2019, sunflower oil import in China increased significantly by 74.8% to 1.23 million MT, overtaking soybean oil as the 3rd highest imported oil in the same year, which saw the consumption of sunflower oil surging to 1.36 million MT. Although this volume is insignificant compared to other 3 major vegetable oils, it is […]
  • 20 May, 2020
    Palm Oil Internet Seminar (POINTERS) June 22 – 28, 2020
    Malaysian Palm Oil Council and Bursa Malaysia Derivatives are collaborating to present a ‘Special Edition’ of Palm Oil Internet Seminar (POINTERS) from June 22 – 28, 2020. This POINTERS will feature presentations from industry experts including Datuk Dr. Kalyana Sundram, MPOC; Dr. James Fry, LMC; Dr. Ahmed Parveez, MPOB; Ms. Emily French, ConsiliAgra; Mr. Paolo […]
  • 20 May, 2020
    Palm Oil Trade Fair and Seminar (POTS) 2020 – Announcement
    POTS 2019, MPOC’s signature event which is jointly organized with Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), will be making its way to Saudi Arabia, India and Vietnam in 2019POTS 2019 objectives are to present and reflect on the current issues that surrounds the palm oil industry, convey innovative ideas and critical thinking into single platform, congregating oils and fats industry players, marketers, trades, economists, nutritionists, government officials as well as all segments of the private industry to deliberate on the latest development and way forward for the palm oil industry.
  • 20 May, 2020
    POTS 2020 & TEMPO 2020 Announcement
  • 19 May, 2020
    Emerging Markets: Opportunities for Palm oil in Asia Pacific Region
    Palm oil is the most important commodities for Malaysia. According to the Department of Statistics, palm oil holds a 2.8% share in the Malaysian GDP in 2018. It is well received and sold into more than 160 countries globally.  In the global palm oil market, Malaysian palm oil (MPO) is always playing second fiddle to […]
  • 19 May, 2020
    KLCI rises as Bursa scores record-high volume at 11.21 billion securities
    KUALA LUMPUR (May 18): The FBM KLCI finished up 6.72 points or 0.48% at 1,410.16 today as trade volume across Bursa Malaysia rose to another record high in less than a week at 11.21 billion securities. Trade volume rose as higher crude oil prices led to heavy trading of shares in Bursa Malaysia-listed oil and […]