• 7 July, 2020
    96.04% of oil palm estates have achieved MSPO certification — MPOB
    KUALA LUMPUR (July 6): As of June 30, some 3,040 oil palm estates or 96.04% of the total, comprising 4.06 million hectares, have obtained the Malaysian Sustainable Palm Oil (MSPO) certification, up from the 1,753 estates (71.1%) comprising 2.97 million hectares on Dec 31, 2019. In a statement today, Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) director-general […]
  • 6 July, 2020
    Summary of MPOC & BMD’s Joint POINTERS
    Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) and Bursa Malaysia Derivatives (BMD) collaborated to present a ‘Special Edition’ of POINTERS which was organized form 22 – 28 June 2020. This POINTERS featured presentations from an esteemed panel of 10 speakers who shared their views on on industry developments, price outlook, the impact of Covid-19 on the demand […]
  • 6 July, 2020
    World Chocolate Day
    MPOC celebrates World Chocolate Day 2020 Healthy Bites Homemade Chocolate Spread Souffle Try this chef-crafted recipe by Chef Jean Mitchel Recipes Chocolate Chip Cookies Tomato, Chocolate & Nut Lollies Banana Chocolate Muffin Peanut Butter Crunch Brownies
  • 6 July, 2020
    Palm oil and chocolates – what’s the connection?
    Palm oil and chocolates – what’s the connection? Palm oil is found in almost 50% of food products in the supermarket requiring a fat component. From chocolates to biscuits and peanut butter to ice-cream, palm oil in its various forms and derivatives are a common ingredient in these food products. This is probably the most […]
  • 3 July, 2020
    Growth Avenues for Malaysian Palm Oil in Sub-Saharan Africa
    Introduction Sub-Saharan Africa has always been a palm oil friendly region with 69% or approximately 7.1 million MT of oils and fats consumption being palm oil. Last year, this region imported a total of 2 million MT of Malaysian palm oil. Though palm oil is locally produced in this region, palm oil imports are also […]
  • 3 July, 2020
    Malaysia to file legal action with WTO against EU’s palm oil ban
    KUALA LUMPUR (July 1): Malaysia has decided to file legal action with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against the European Union’s (EU) restrictions on palm oil-based biofuel. Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Dr Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali said the ministry, with the cooperation of Attorney-General’s Chambers, will file the action through the WTO’s dispute […]
  • 1 July, 2020
    Facts on Malaysian Palm Oil
  • 1 July, 2020
    Study reveals palm oil biofuel usage causes lowest lan use change risk among feedstocks
    Growing crops to obtain biofuel feedstocks results in land use change (LUC) which can be distinguished as direct land use change (DLUC) and indirect land use change (ILUC). DLUC happens when new or uncultivated land is used for production. However, when existing cropland production is diverted for other kinds of use, forcing the shortage of food, feed and material to be produced on new cropland elsewhere, this land expansion is called ILUC.
  • 1 July, 2020
    Does Substituting Palm Oil Lower Saturated Content?
    A fact on palm oil free products
  • 1 July, 2020
    Palm oil Performance During COVID-19 in Egypt
    The Egyptian government has started to adopt a coexistence strategy in the long-term to support precautionary measures while resuming services, businesses and economic activities. Egypt will resume international flights at all airports starting from July 1 amid preparations to resume foreign tourism in three provinces with the least infections. Egypt, the most populous Arab country […]