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  • 27 May, 2020
    Emerging Markets: Potential Markets to Explore in the Middle East
    Covid-19 has taken thousands of unfortunate lives and currently infecting millions of people globally, but other than lives, it affects everything from the economy to lifestyle. The situation is made worse for the Middle East region as global crude oil prices fell to its 20-years low from weak demands as most countries are major crude […]
  • 27 May, 2020
    Emerging Markets: Opportunities for Palm Oil in Algeria
    Introduction: Algeria is a predominantly liquid market and is a net importer of oils and fats, it produces only 9.2% of its requirements of around 915.4 thousand MT per annum. Requirements are largely met by imports of oils and fats mainly of soybean oil, followed by palm oil and sunflower oil. Until 1998, the Algerian […]
  • 27 May, 2020
    The Story of Palm Oil – For learning and teaching kids
  • 22 May, 2020
    The Common Ingredient in Delicious Food
    The Common Ingredient in Delicious Food It was in 1917 when the first oil palm tree was planted in British Malaya. 72 years later, in 1989, palm oil surpassed rubber as Malaysia’s number one commodity. It was sometime in 2005 when palm oil surpassed soybean oil in becoming the world’s main vegetable oil. Three years […]
  • 22 May, 2020
    Malaysian Palm Oil in the Professional Kitchen
    Malaysian Palm Oil in the Professional Kitchen Most chefs are taught the fundamentals when it comes to oils and fats, largely exposed to olive oil as the superior, healthy oil.  Not surprisingly, Malaysian Palm Oil is generally overlooked, quite simply attributed to the very little information provided on its wide range of applications as well […]
  • 21 May, 2020
    India Tackles Covid-19 Fallout
    The COVID-19 crisis has roiled the economy of India, like most other economies around the world. Figures of unemployment released as of April 2020, at 24%, paint a frightening picture. Besides fighting the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic on the health of its people, the Government Of India  (GOI) has had to also focus on […]
  • 21 May, 2020
    Tree of Life
    Palm oil is the newest world commodity, but is already the target of scare-mongering that mixes bad science with poor knowledge. Those who would deny Malaysian palm oil its place are putting out one-sided stories that appeal to romanticism and nostalgia. BUT: • Are primary rainforests really being cleared wholesale for oil palm planting? • […]
  • 21 May, 2020
    Small oil palm farmers face survival crisis in risk to future output
    KUALA LUMPUR: When Shell engineer Incham Serdin quit his job four years ago to start a small palm plantation in his native Malaysia, prices of the fleshy fruit bunches used to make the world’s most-consumed vegetable oil were bubbling near their peak. But prices have since halved for smallholders like Incham, falling 30% this year […]
  • 21 May, 2020
    Sunflower Oil Gaining Popularity among Chinese Consumer
    Introduction In 2019, sunflower oil import in China increased significantly by 74.8% to 1.23 million MT, overtaking soybean oil as the 3rd highest imported oil in the same year, which saw the consumption of sunflower oil surging to 1.36 million MT. Although this volume is insignificant compared to other 3 major vegetable oils, it is […]