Latest Palm oil Stories

2010-10-17 20:00:00

SINGAPORE, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Scientists from Singapore found that tocotrienols, which are members of the Vitamin E family, are effective in lowering the levels of triglyceride, a form of fat in the blood.

2010-10-07 11:28:00

Shows Palm Oil Plan Deprives Jobs and Higher Living Standards WASHINGTON, Oct.

2010-10-06 11:36:00

Letter to World Bank President Zoellick Requests a Halt to Palm Oil Investment Freeze LAGOS, Nigeria, Oct.

2010-08-19 12:35:00

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Aug. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Smallholders at Cargill's oil palm plantation, PT. Hindoli in South Sumatra, Indonesia, have received Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certification.

2010-07-25 19:00:00

SINGAPORE, July 25 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Scientists from Singapore, Australia and Hong Kong have found that gamma-tocotrienol is potent in killing prostate cancer stem cells.

2010-07-08 07:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill is collaborating with the World Wildlife Fund-U.S. (WWF) to undertake an assessment of its palm oil suppliers in Indonesia as part of its continued commitment to sustainable palm oil production.

2010-06-01 15:00:00

MIAMISBURG, Ohio, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 3, join the World Resources Institute (WRI) and NewPage Corporation in an important "All About Sustainability" webinar to learn about the environmental, social, and economic impacts of palm oil plantation expansion in Southeast Asia and hear solutions that benefit the industry, the environment, local people, and buyers of forest products around the world.

2010-02-23 09:03:00

Plant to Provide Electricity, Jobs to Underdeveloped Community COLLEGE PARK, Md., Feb.

2010-02-16 04:09:00

DALLAS, February 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report, 'Global Biodiesel Market (2009 - 2014)', published by MarketsandMarkets ( http://www.marketsandmarkets.com), the total global Biodiesel market is expected to be worth US$12.6 billion by 2014, out of which the European and Americas market will account for nearly 55.6% and 28.6% of the total revenues respectively.

2009-12-21 13:25:00

Conservationists have warned that the world has less than 20 years left to save the orangutan.

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