sustainable palm oil

  • Foodservice Footprint P5 Damning analysis on deforestation progress Foodservice News and Information Out of Home sector news  sustainable palm oil news-email Katie McCoy Global Canopy Programme CArbon Disclosure Project

    Damning analysis on deforestation progress

    Targets to decouple deforestation from production won’t be met unless the global supply chains for major commodities like palm oil, soy, beef and timber get their act together. Two new reports published this week show that food businesses are at… Read More

  • Starbucks under fire on palm oil

    ALMOST 280,000 people have signed a petition calling for coffee chain Starbucks to use more sustainable palm oil. “What’s most remarkable about Starbucks’ lack of progress on palm oil is that it’s in stark contrast to the company’s work on… 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

  • Time for an oil change

    BIOLOGISTS AT the University of York are part of a new initiative to review the standards for sustainable palm oil. Jennifer Lucey, a researcher in the biology department, explains the challenges ahead and her hopes for the project.    … Read More

  • Nay, Palm

    Derived from the African Oil Palm, palm oil, in its pure, reddish, un-hydrogenated form, is highly nutritious – full of vitamins, fatty acids, antioxidants, phytonutrients and 15 times more vitamin A carotene than carrots – and has been a staple… Read More