Sustainable Palm Oil

RSPO: launched an improved traceability system at last month’s EU roundtable event

Figures show sustainable palm oil boost

By Noli Dinkovski

There has been an increase in commitments made from RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil) members towards certified sustainable palm oil, new figures reveal.

Cargill has called on the RSPO to renew its principals

RSPO needs to broaden its principles: Cargill

By Rod Addy

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) has been called on to renew its principles on zero deforestation, land development and rights by Cargill Refined Oils Europe.

UK manufacturers are working hard to source sustainable palm oil, according to a CSR boss

Progress on sustainable palm oil unfairly criticised

By Nicholas Robinson

UK food manufacturers are still being unfairly criticised for using palm oil, despite the work they have done to source it sustainably, according to the corporate social responsibility (CSR) director of a global food oil business.

Palm oil cultivation displaces communities

On good terms

By Paul Gander

Defining 'sustainability' is hard enough, but what about making the term a reality? Paul Gander reports

Critics have slammed the palm oil agreement as 'weak'

Manufacturers sign up to ‘weak’ national palm oil pledge

By Gary Scattergood

Food manufacturers, government and supermarkets have today (October 30) “stated their ambition” to ensure palm oil used in food production is responsibly produced and does not contribute to deforestation by 2015. But a leading retail organisation has...

Sustainably Cornish. Ginsters has become the first manufacturer to secure 100% sustainable palm oil in savoury pastries

Sustainable palm oil coup for Ginsters

By Rod Addy

Ginsters has overcome supply issues to become the first manufacturer to secure 100% sustainable palm oil in the category of branded savoury pastries, in co-operation with fats and oils supplier AAK.

Bakery fats now include RSPO-certified palm oil

Bakery fats now include RSPO-certified palm oil

In March, edible oils and fats manufacturer AAK UK announced that its entire range of bakery fats and many other standard product lines contain sustainable palm oil that has been certified by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO).

Green thinking

Green thinking

By Freddie Dawson

With consumers confused by the proliferation of green labels, Freddie Dawson asks whether a single mandatory approach might be the solution?


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