Indonesia is the largest producer and consumer of crude palm oil (CPO) in the world, with peak production reaching 34 million tons in 2016. As much as 70 percent of the production is consumed by the domestic market. To realize a better and sustainable palm oil industry, companies need to have a capable research unit. This program has been implemented by Asian Agri, one of the largest palm oil companies in Indonesia. Let’s take a closer look at the research program.