Latest Palm oil Stories

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.

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.

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.

2011-05-26 00:00:29

3rd Palm Oil Summit meets on 18-19 July 2011 in Bali to deliberate on strategies for ‘Yield 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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

2011-04-01 07:30:00

IRVINE, Calif., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VIASPACE Inc.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.