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2012-05-28 23:01:15

The 4th Palm Oil Summit to be hosted by CMT in Bali on 09-10 July seeks to provide a comprehensive overview of the palm oil market, plantation business challenges and opportunities, advances in high yield materials, new solutions for ganoderma, and downstream market growth. Bali, Indonesia (PRWEB) May 29, 2012 The versatility of palm oil as ideal feedstock, especially in industries like food, biofuels and oleochemicals, has resulted in hefty investments by palm oil giants in countries...

Fried Foods Are Okay When Using Healthier Oils
2012-01-25 09:24:37

A new study has found that the link between fried foods and heart disease is not true when it comes to using olive or sunflower oil for frying, reports BBC News. The study, published in the British Medical Journal, found no association between the frequency of fried food consumption in Spain -- where olive and sunflower oils are used most often -- and the incidence of heart disease. However, the British Heart Foundation cautions that people should think twice about “reaching for...

Image 1 - EU Biofuels Are As Carbon Intensive As Petrol
2011-11-05 03:53:53

University of Leicester research into greenhouse gas emissions from oil palm plantations provides robust measures now being used to inform international policies on greenhouse gas emissions A new study on greenhouse gas emissions from oil palm plantations has calculated a more than 50% increase in levels of CO2 emissions than previously thought — and warned that the demand for 'green' biofuels could be costing the earth. The study from the University of Leicester was conducted for...


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  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.