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2013-07-31 23:01:15

Route One Pumpkins creates natural, handcrafted soaps and personal care products using locally sourced ingredients and packaging. As part of Route One Pumpkins' Green Footprint initiative, they are announcing our first palm-free soap formula with the commitment to cease using palm ingredients by January, 2014. Half Moon Bay, CA (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 Route One Pumpkins has always had a primary sustainability goal. In 2013, as numerous accomplishments in the last year are reviewed,...

Oil Palm Genome Mapping Poised To Improve Yields, Protect Rainforest
2013-07-24 15:17:54

Canale Communications The identification of a single gene critical for yield of the oil palm, a crop that accounts for nearly half of world-wide edible vegetable oil, is reported along with the plant's genomic sequence in a set of papers published online July 24, 2013 ahead of print in Nature. The findings have implications for enhancing the future production and sustainability of palm oil, including a reduction in the pressure this productive tropical crop exerts on the footprint of wild...

2013-06-16 23:01:59

Once largely ignored, palm oil waste has been successfully transformed into a number of eco-friendly products including paper, as Palm Republik looks to introduce sustainably produced palm paper into the U.S. Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (PRWEB) June 16, 2013 Palm Republik´s recently launched Kickstarter campaign is designed to showcase a new range of eco-friendly stationery products made from sustainably produced palm paper. Derived from the waste generated by the production of palm oil,...

2013-06-05 11:48:20

Products derived from coconuts and oil palm trees are the primary protein sources in swine diets in parts of Africa, southeast Asia, South America, and Europe. New research from the University of Illinois is helping to establish the nutritional value of these products. "In many countries in the world, and particularly in the tropics, copra and palm kernel products are the main protein sources for livestock. You also see palm kernel products and copra products fed throughout Latin America...

2013-05-20 23:01:24

CMT´s 5th Palm Oil Summit has today revealed their 2013 program line up, featuring distinguished panel of speakers, industry majors and insightful sessions tailored towards examining industry developments and the ISPO mandate in key palm oil producing nation, Indonesia. Jakarta, Indonesia (PRWEB) May 21, 2013 To be hosted in Jakarta on August 20-21, the 1.5 day event kicks off with an opening address by Cargill, one of the biggest palm oil players and key contributor of smallholder...

2013-05-15 23:23:15

Katie Cleary and Peace 4 Animals is issuing a challenge to Trader Joe´s, Whole Foods, Ralphs along with grocery stores around the country to stop the sale of products containing unsustainable palm oil to save the world´s last orangutans and the rainforest from becoming extinct. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) May 15, 2013 Most people don't know 50% of the products they purchase at their local grocery stores contain palm oil according to The Rainforest Action Network. From shampoo to...

2013-05-06 23:22:37

NOHARM vegan soap is crafted to harmonise body and mind. The steam-distilled essential oils which, scent NOHARM soaps, are complex plant extracts with nuanced scents that stir the imagination and calm the emotions. (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 Handmade Botanical Organic Soaps Each Made in the USA. The mixture of organic extra virgin olive oil, organic palm oil, and organic coconut oil produces a firm, long-lasting bar with a richly foaming lather that rinses easily. A cold-process method of...


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