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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:...

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...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
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  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
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