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2011-06-27 12:40:00

PALEMBANG, Indonesia, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Smallholders at Cargill's oil palm plantation, PT Hindoli, today received their first premiums for the certified palm oil they produced. The smallholders were first to be certified under the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) Smallholder Principles & Criteria in late 2010. "The premium received by our smallholders today shows that sustainable farming practices can contribute to the livelihoods of rural farmers," said Anthony...

2011-06-22 00:09:00

CANBERRA, Australia, June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chairman of World Growth, the pro-development NGO, Alan Oxley, today called on the Australian Government and the Opposition to oppose a bill restricting imports of palm oil from Malaysia and Indonesia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081204/DC49733LOGO ) "A bill sponsored in the Senate by The Greens and Senator Xenophon which would restrict imports of products containing palm oil should be opposed by the Government and the...

2011-06-17 09:04:00

NEW YORK, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Herakles Farms, a New York-based agriculture company, is planning two commercial-scale sustainable palm oil plantations in Cameroon and Ghana, providing over 10,000 jobs to local people and introducing an important new growth opportunity to the Central and West African regions. Herakles Farms began working on the project in 2009, when it acquired 100 percent ownership in SG Sustainable Oils from Sithe Global, an affiliate of the Blackstone Group....

2011-06-13 08:50:00

NEW ORLEANS, June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill announced today at the 2011 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Food Expo that it is now offering palm oil certified by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) to North American food manufacturers. This step by Cargill - the largest North American importer of palm oil - supports the company's goal that the palm oil it imports is grown sustainably. RSPO certification for Cargill's United States refineries follows its European and...

2011-05-26 00:00:29

3rd Palm Oil Summit meets on 18-19 July 2011 in Bali to deliberate on strategies for "ËœYield improvement and carbon management', review solutions to escalating fertilizer costs and planning of palm oil expansion in suitable degraded land. Bali (PRWEB) May 26, 2011 In view of escalating cost of fertiliser, thus the need for effective planning, 3rd Palm Oil Summit has secured Mr Armin Gfroerer-Kerstan, Director of PT Agrisoft-Systems Indonesia to share his views on `Nutrient...

2011-05-25 11:46:00

MINNEAPOLIS, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Demonstrating that it's up to the challenge of helping food and beverage makers overcome formulation problems associated with health and wellness, cost management and sustainability, Cargill will showcase new ingredients and ideas for creating breakthrough products to help food manufacturers innovate and grow at the 2011 Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Food Expo, June 11-14, 2011, at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center. Visitors to...

2011-05-24 10:03:00

RACINE, Wis., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson announced today that by 2015, it will only purchase palm oil-based ingredients that originate from responsible and sustainable sources. This is yet another step in the company's long-term commitment to using the best ingredients and communicating openly about them. "While SC Johnson's use of palm oil-based ingredients is relatively small, as a family company we believe responsibility is critical at every level. Being a smaller...

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2011-05-23 07:47:10

Forest fragmentation driven by demand for palm oil is having a catastrophic effect on multiple levels of biodiversity, scientists from Queen Mary, University of London have discovered. The researchers are worried that unless steps are taken to safeguard and manage the remaining forest, then certain species will struggle to survive. The study, which focused on bats as an indicator of environmental change, was published in one of the leading scientific journals, Ecology Letters. The team...

2011-05-09 02:00:00

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) and Wilmar International Limited (SGX: WIL) today announced a Memorandum of Understanding between their respective subsidiaries for Wilmar to build a state-of-the-art natural alcohol plant at Huntsman's chemical site in Rozenburg (Rotterdam, The Netherlands), and to supply natural alcohols to Huntsman. The facility is scheduled to come on stream by 2013. The plant will be owned and operated by Wilmar, one of...

2011-04-14 11:00:00

NEW YORK, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In celebration of Earth Day and beyond, people around the globe can help "plant a future" and help restore critically endangered rain forests of South America and Indonesia through new fundraising products launched worldwide by Avon Products, Inc. (NYSE: AVP). The new Hello Green Tomorrow products available in more than 50 countries include a sleek reusable aluminum water bottle sold by Avon only in the U.S. (Photo:...


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