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2014-09-23 12:24:22

Company endorses U.N. declaration on deforestation NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At the United Nations' Climate Summit in Manhattan today, Cargill will join dozens of other companies, governments and civil society groups from around the world in supporting the New York Declaration on Forests. The declaration is unprecedented in its scope. The endorsers pledge to do their part in slowing, halting, and reversing global forest loss, while enhancing food security for all. "We want to...

2014-09-16 16:26:33

LONDON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Fatty Esters in US$ Thousands by the following Product Segments: Glyceryl Monostearate (GMS), Medium Chain Triglyceride Oil (MCT Oil), Isopropyl Palmitate and Isopropyl Myristate (IPP and IPM), and Others. The report also analyzes the following End-Use Applications: Food, Personal Care & Cosmetics, Functional Fluids, and Other Applications. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for...

2014-09-15 12:22:36

MINNEAPOLIS, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Taking an important step forward in its commitment to sustainable palm oil, Cargill is becoming a member of The Forest Trust (TFT), the international non-governmental organization that partners with companies to build responsible supply chains. "We are proud of the work we've done with TFT over the last year and very pleased to become a member," said Cargill's Vice Chairman Paul Conway. "TFT has been instrumental in helping us get the work done...

2014-09-06 08:20:17

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Sept. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan is optimistic on growth in Indonesia's crude palm oil market due to the consumption in the emerging markets such as China and India in spite of the recent downturn in prices which will be short lived. Mr. Chris de Lavigne, Global Vice President, Consulting, Frost & Sullivan said that the average consumption of vegetable oils at 19 kg/ capita in China and 14 kg/ capita in India remains well below that of the West that...

2014-08-13 23:08:48

The 3rd Palm Oil Africa conference coming to Accra, Ghana on 13-14 October, 2014 promises vital updates on Africa’s lucrative palm oil business, and expands focus, this year, to include rubber and cocoa investments. Accra, Ghana (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 The movers and shakers of the African palm oil industry along with the cocoa and rubber investors and stakeholders are gearing up for the African edition of CMT’s Palm Oil series, which offers vital industry dialog on ‘Mounting...

Need For Vegetable Oil Means Trouble For Africa's Great Apes
2014-07-11 03:00:36

Cell Press The vegetable oil found in your popcorn or soap might not be ape friendly, and the situation appears likely to get even worse, according to an analysis in the Cell Press journal Current Biology on July 10. The growing demand for vegetable oil has already led to the conversion of Southeast Asian forest into oil palm plantations, bringing trouble for orangutans in particular. If guidelines are not put in place very soon, researchers say the spread of those large-scale...

VIR Gene Gives Reliable Visual Cue For Oil Palm Fruit Ripeness
2014-06-30 03:00:37

Canale Communications A genetic discovery by a team of scientists from the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), aided by scientists from Orion Genomics, paves the way for increased production of palm oil, which accounts for 45 percent of the world's edible oil, while also helping to conserve sensitive wild habitats at risk of being turned into agricultural land. In the study published in the journal Nature Communications, the scientists identified the VIR gene as responsible for fruit...

2014-06-30 04:21:42

Malaysian Palm Oil Board and Orion Genomics researchers contribute to discovery that will improve palm oil yields on existing agricultural lands, protecting rainforest KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia and ST. LOUIS, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A multinational team of scientists from the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB) and Orion Genomics today announced the publication of a paper in the journal Nature Communications identifying a gene, called VIR, that is responsible for turning the skin of...

2014-06-04 08:23:16

-Developed in Consultation with United Nations Development Programme and World Wildlife Fund DEERFIELD, Ill., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mondelez International today published its sustainable palm oil action plan, which prioritizes suppliers that meet the company's sustainability principles and requires suppliers to achieve traceability by the end of 2015. In addition, suppliers must publish sustainable sourcing policies and implementation timelines by the same date....

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...


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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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