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2014-03-24 16:23:16

LONDON, March 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report:Palm Oil Market Outlook to 2020 Sustainability is a Key Challenge Restricting Market GrowthCrude palm oil (CPO) has grown from strength-to-strength in the last two decades, now representing one-third of the vegetable oil market. Growth has largely been driven by consumption in the emerging markets such as China and India. New demand markets in the last decade, such as biodiesel, have...

2014-03-18 08:34:43

PURCHASE, N.Y., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) believes acting ethically and responsibly is not only the right thing to do, but also the right thing for our business. To build on the policies and programs PepsiCo has already established in a number of areas including supplier conduct, sustainable agriculture and environmental health and safety, the company is now rolling out a land policy with zero tolerance for illegal activities in our supply chain and for land...

2014-03-10 08:23:25

MCLEAN, Va., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mars, Incorporated announced today a new policy to help build a fully sustainable palm oil supply chain. This sees Mars commit to both industry leading standards and develop a fully traceable pipeline back to known palm oil processing mills by year-end 2014. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110928/NY76189LOGO This policy is at the forefront of the business' strengthened commitment to tackle deforestation, and further supported by...

2014-02-14 16:26:03

Suppliers must protect forests, peat lands, and human and community rights BATTLE CREEK, Mich., Feb. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Tweetable Highlights: -- @KelloggCompany updates global commitment to fully traceable sourcing of #PalmOil [LINK] -- #NoForestation a driver of updated @KelloggCompany #PalmOil commitment [LINK] -- @KelloggCompany suppliers must source #PalmOil that is environmentally, socially & economically responsible [LINK] Kellogg...

2014-01-16 08:22:14

DEERFIELD, Ill., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) announced today that it achieved Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) coverage for 100 percent of the palm oil it bought in 2013. This is two years ahead of the company's existing commitment to cover all requirements by 2015 through a combination of RSPO-certified oil and Greenpalm certificates that support sustainable production. (Logo:...

2013-11-14 12:08:11

Expanding millions of hectares of Brazilian land to produce palm oil for food or for renewable, clean-burning biodiesel could result in extremely high emissions of carbon dioxide (CO2) unless strict controls are put in place. This is according to a new study published today, 14 November, in IOP Publishing's journal Environmental Research Letters, by a group of researchers from the University of California, Davis. The researchers found that unless the oil palm plantations are strictly...

2013-10-28 23:29:20

Turf Feeding Systems launches program to increase farm production and reduce deforestation. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 Michael Chaplinsky, the president of Turf Feeding Systems, is launching a sustainable Asia program during his trip this week to Bali Indonesia. Asia is at an important time with their stable economy and continued need for growth. Food and agriculture production for export are always important factors for the growth of a strong economy. Mr. Chaplinsky is...

2013-09-12 16:21:41

20 Snack Food Companies at Center of New Campaign Report and Colorful Protest at Chicago's Board of Trade Exposes Snack Food Companies' Role in Orangutan Extinction, Climate Change and Human Rights Abuses. CHICAGO, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Rainforest Action Network announced a new campaign to remove "Conflict Palm Oil" from America's snack foods by convincing major food companies to implement responsible palm oil policies. A protest at Chicago's Board of...

2013-08-26 16:22:28

NEW YORK and BOGOTA, Colombia, Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Equitable Origin (EO), the first stakeholder-based, independent social and environmental certification for the oil and gas industry, has formed a landmark partnership with Colombia's Country Brand, to promote certification of Colombia's oil and gas production under the EO100(TM) Standard. The EO100(TM) Standard is part of the Equitable Origin(TM) System, which combines a certification standard with a certificate-based...

2013-08-21 08:27:22

Blommer Chocolate Company Is Industry's First to Offer 100% RSPO-Certified Mass Balance Products in the U.S.; Announces New Initiative in South America CHICAGO, Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its ongoing commitment to sustainability, Blommer Chocolate Company, the largest cocoa processor and ingredient chocolate supplier in North America, today announced that following certification from the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), it will be the first cocoa producer to...


Latest Oil palm Reference Libraries

2012-06-18 02:42:42

Symbol: ELOL2 Group: Monocot Family: Arecaceae Synonyms:   COOL2 Corozo oleifera (Kunth) L.H. Bailey Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida – Monocotyledons Subclass   Arecidae Order   Arecales Family   Arecaceae...

2012-06-18 02:42:47

Symbol: ELGU Group: Monocot Family: Arecaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Tree Native Status: L48    I Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class  ...

2012-06-18 02:42:48

Symbol: ELAEI Group: Monocot Family: Arecaceae Distribution: County distributions for the following U.S. states are available at PLANTS:FL Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Liliopsida – Monocotyledons Subclass   Arecidae Order   Arecales...

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