Roundtable on sustainable palm oil

  • The 10 big issues for 2016

    SUGAR AND supply chains, pay rises and publicity: the topics that’ll dominate the industry’s agenda in the new year.                   1 Guns stay fixed on sugar   Sugar leapfrogged salt and saturated fat… Read More

  • Palm oil schemes “dodgy”

    THE AUDITORS behind the influential Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil certification scheme are producing fraudulent reports, according to a new investigation. Research by the Environmental Investigation Agency and Grassroots also suggested that some of the scheme’s auditors are failing to… Read More

  • Spreading the news

    NUTELLA’S UNDESERVED criticism from the French environment minister suggests that brands could do more to highlight their progress on sustainable palm oil argues David Burrows. It’s not often that the likes of Greenpeace will jump to defence of a multinational food… Read More

  • Palm oil progress

    DEMAND IS growing for sustainable oil but many companies still aren’t doing their bit.                     Demand for Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO) is outstripping supply for the first time. New data from… Read More

  • Record sales of RSPO Certified Sustainable Palm Oil

    FOR THE FIRST time, demand for Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO) is rising faster than supply as sales reach more than 2.4 million metric tonnes. New data by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) revealed a record high in… Read More

  • New sustainable palm oil manifesto met with criticism

    A NEW sustainable palm oil scheme, set up by some of the largest companies in the palm oil industry, has been criticised by environmentalists who claim it’s “greenwashing”.                        … Read More

  • New Cargill tool to help F&B companies assess supply chain

    CARGILL HAS announced it is launching a new assessment tool to help food and beverage customers assess and quantify risks and opportunities in their supply chain.   The new tool is designed to help Cargill and its customers take action… Read More

  • Switch to sustainable palm oil saves money

    PALM OIL producers that switch to sustainable production have “reaped significant return on their investment”, according to a new report by WWF.   ‘Profitably and Sustainability in Palm Oil Production’ is a first-time study that comprehensively examines the financial costs… Read More