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Is palm oil sustainable?

Palm oil that is certified by the RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil) is sustainable. Not only that, sustainable palm oil is by far the most efficient way to meet the world’s growing demand for vegetable oil, using as little as one tenth of the land as rival crops to produce the same volume of oil.

 

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Is palm oil good for you?

Palm oil contains monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats, which are known to be beneficial to health. It also contains saturated fat, which has been linked to cardiovascular problems, but research has shown that “palm oil does not have incremental risk for cardiovascular disease” when consumed as part of a balanced diet.

 

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How is palm oil made?

Palm oil is one of the most versatile ingredients in the world, found in everything from shampoo and toothpaste to cakes and coffee creamer.

But how is palm oil made?

Palm oil production begins with palm oil seeds. As oil palms have a productive life of 25-30 years, the choice of seeds will impact production for decades to come. Asian Agri has developed its own Topaz seeds, which produce higher yields and are more resistant to pests than regular oil palms, increasing productivity of oil palm plantations.

 

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