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2011-04-01 07:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC), a clean energy company growing Giant King(TM) Grass as a low-carbon, renewable biomass crop, today reported financial results for the fourth-quarter and year ended December 31, 2010. Total revenue for fourth-quarter 2010 was $1,040,000 which included $1,008,000 from Inter-Pacific Arts (IPA). Total revenue for fourth-quarter 2009 was $851,000 and included $683,000 from IPA. For the quarter, cost of...

2011-03-28 20:00:00

KUCHING, Sarawak, Malaysia, March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The State Government of Sarawak's Agricultural Policy prioritises sustainable management of biodiversity as part of its strategy for the growth of palm oil plantation. Sarawak has a total land mass of 12.4 million hectares, of which 70% is under forest cover and 14% is secondary forest. 13% of the land is used for agriculture and the remaining 3% compromise settlements and water bodies. Currently the state has allocated 700,000...

2011-03-18 00:00:27

Newly released 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans urge all of us to cut back on saturated fats, salt, and sugar as well as eat smaller portions to reduce our nation's unhealthy and costly obesity epidemic. Consumers can make smart ingredient choices when preparing meals at home: instead of using solid fats such as butter or stick margarine, select "...oils that are rich in mono and polyunsturated fatty acids, such as olive oil and canola oil." Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) March 16, 2011 Eating...

2011-03-15 09:50:00

WASHINGTON, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Multi-Media Enterprises is reporting that Mission NewEnergy Limited has announced the establishment of Asia's first fully integrated Sustainability & Carbon Certified palm biodiesel supply chain. The announcement was made in Australia in the following news release: Mission NewEnergy Limited (ASX: MBT), a global leader in providing energy from renewable origins, is pleased to announce that Mission and Felda Global Group have entered into a long...

2011-03-10 09:00:00

DES PLAINES, Ill., March 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Envergent Technologies LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that it has been selected by Premium Renewable Energy (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd. to perform the engineering design for a project that will use Envergent's RTP® Rapid Thermal Processing technology to convert palm biomass to renewable heat and electricity. The initial Premium RTP facility, to be initiated in late 2011 and completed in early 2013, will...

2011-03-03 08:00:00

BATTLE CREEK, Mich., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Kellogg Company (NYSE: K) announced today that it is helping fund sustainable palm oil production through purchasing GreenPalm certificates covering 100 percent of its global palm oil use. Today, GreenPalm estimates that only six percent of the current global supply of palm oil is sustainably grown. The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) continues to work toward the development of a consistent and sufficient supply of segregated,...

2011-02-22 09:35:00

CHANNAHON, Ill., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, IOI-Loders Croklaan, one of the world's leading fully integrated palm oil producers, proudly welcomed their first bulk vessel shipment of Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certified sustainable palm oil to North America. This shipment demonstrates the commitment of Loders Croklaan in supporting the production and supply of RSPO certified sustainable palm oil to the global market. (Photo:...

2011-02-09 07:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VSPC), and its renewable energy subsidiary VIASPACE Green Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VGREF), announced today that they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding with PT Provident Agro of Jakarta Indonesia with the goal to use Giant King(TM) Grass as feedstock for a large scale pellet mill to manufacture a minimum of 300,000 metric tonnes per year of pellets for the export market, primarily in Europe....

2011-02-01 17:28:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- This week the U.S. government released the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans with few changes since the 2005 version. The guidelines continue to urge Americans to keep their calorie intake from saturated fat to less than 10 percent and lower the amount of trans fat in their diet to as low as possible. The guidelines recommend these fats be replaced with polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fats; however, the average American is more likely to...

2011-02-01 00:37:30

AspectDSC, the real time market information decision support center for energy, metals and commodities traders and other professionals now includes palm oil data, extending its versatility into the biofuels industry. The move comes with the addition to AspectDSC of crude palm oil futures from Bursa Malaysia, one of Asia's largest exchanges and located right at the center of the world's biggest biofuels market. Palm oil has strong connections with the production of biodiesel, the market...


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