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F&N Bulletin Vol 21 No 2 United Nations University

Dr. Abraham Besrat, Senior Academic O fficer, United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan Dr. Hernán Delgado, Director, Institute of Nutrition of Central America and Panama (INCAP), Guatemala City, Guatemala the Malaysian Palm Oil Promotion Council (MPOPC), the Food and Agriculture Organi-zation (FAO), the World Health Organization

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Palm oil carotenoids archive.unu.edu

The oil palm is the most prolific oil-producing plant; the national average oil yield in Malaysia is 3.8 tons per hectare per year, with 11% of that quantity being palm kernel oil, a co-product. The production of palm oil in the world for 1991 was 11.41 million tons, of which Malaysia (53.8%) and Indonesia (23.3%) were the two major producers [1].

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Bali Declaration Calls for Palm Oil Justice Our World

The great versatility of palm oil makes it a ubiquitous commodity and basic ingredient of much of the world’s processed food. It is the most widely used oil in cosmetics and household cleaners. Globally its use is increasing massively. However, widespread evidence reveals that careless development

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Palm Oil and Food Security: The Impediment of Land Supply

Palm Oil and Food Security: 1 FAO [Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations], 2010a, The State of Food Insecurity in the World 2010, FAO, Rome. For this purpose the FAO measures hunger or undernourishment in terms of the minimum dietary requirement that is required for an

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Cheap, versatile palm oil is everywhere, and has

From soaps and lipsticks to biscuits and pizza, nearly everything you eat, drink and use contains palm oil, but it is also the largest cause of deforestation.

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Characteristics of red palm oil, a carotene- and vitamin E

produces a refined palm oil of similar quality to that of refined, bleached, and deodorized (RBD) palm oil while retaining most of the carotenoids and the vita-min E originally present in crude palm oil, has been developed [4]. Characteristics of red palm oil, a carotene- and vitamin E–rich refined oil for food uses

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Palm oil

Palm oil, like all fats, is composed of fatty acids, esterified with glycerol.Palm oil has an especially high concentration of saturated fat, specifically the 16-carbon saturated fatty acid, palmitic acid, to which it gives its name.Monounsaturated oleic acid is also a major constituent of palm oil. Unrefined palm oil is a significant source of tocotrienol, part of the vitamin E family.

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A Global Demand Analysis of Vegetable Oils for Food

and for industrial use. For food use, the focus of this research is on the global markets of four vegetable oils: soybean oil, rape and mustard oil (including canola oil), palm oil, and sunflower oil.1 These four vegetable oils dominate more than 70% of global vegetable oils consumption for food use

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Canola oil

Its reputation as a healthy oil has created high demand in markets around the world, and overall it is the third-most widely consumed vegetable oil, after soybean oil and palm oil. The oil has many non-food uses and, like soybean oil, is often used interchangeably with non-renewable petroleum-based oils in products, including industrial

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Palm oil: What are the environmental issues and should we

Palm oil is extracted from the fruit pulp of oil palms. Highly versatile, it is used in the food industry to fry foods and as an ingredient in biscuits, snacks, baked and other processed foods. It is also used in the production of biodiesel, animal feed, soap, shaving gel, cleaning products and cosmetics.

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Palm oil

Palm oil, like all fats, is composed of fatty acids, esterified with glycerol.Palm oil has an especially high concentration of saturated fat, specifically the 16-carbon saturated fatty acid, palmitic acid, to which it gives its name.Monounsaturated oleic acid is also a major constituent of palm oil. Unrefined palm oil is a significant source of tocotrienol, part of the vitamin E family.

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The Palm Oil Industry From The Perspective of Sustainable

decades and hence produced varieties of products such as crude palm oil, palm kernel oil, palm kernel cake, oleo-chemical as well as new bio-fuel products to fulfil the demand from food and non-food industry in the world.

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Characteristics of Red Palm Oil, a Carotene- and Vitamin E

A novel process involving pretreatment of crude palm oil, followed by deacidification and deodorization using molecular distillation, can be used to produce a carotene-rich refined edible palm oil. the product is a refined red palm oil that meets standard refined edible oil specifications and retains up to 80% of the carotene and vitamin E originally present in the crude palm oil. the oil

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Palm Oil and Consumers Ethical Consumer

One problem raised by many commentators is that there aren’t clear alternatives to palm oil in food that could be used at the same scale without becoming problematic as well. Palm oil is very high yielding per acre, and the vegetable oils currently able to replace it would use a lot more land.

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Palm Oil Exports by Country World's Top Exports

Aug 08, 2019· Used in food, cosmetics and as bio-fuel, worldwide demand for palm oil is robust. Indonesia remains as the market leader for exported palm oil. Global sales from palm oil exports by country totaled an estimated US$30.4 billion in 2018.

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PepsiCo drops palm oil supplier known for human rights

Dive Insight: Palm oil is the most used vegetable oil in the world and is also one of the most common ingredients in U.S. food products, according to the Rainforest Action Network.. It

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Sesame oil

Sesame oil is an edible vegetable oil derived from sesame seeds.Besides being used as a cooking oil, it is used as a flavor enhancer in many cuisines, having a distinctive nutty aroma and taste. The oil is one of the earliest-known crop-based oils. Worldwide mass modern production is limited due to the inefficient manual harvesting process required to extract the oil.

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Find Out Which Companies Responsibly Source Palm Oil (You

Find Out Which Companies Responsibly Source Palm Oil (You Might Be Surprised) The recent rise in the use of palm oil by the U.S. food industry has resulted largely from its affordable price and the fact that it does not contain trans fats. The majority of American companies that use palm oil “still lack commitments to ensure the palm

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Making Palm Oil Sustainable March 2, 2015 Issue Vol

About one-third of all vegetable oil used worldwide is palm oil. In 2014, 70% of the 11,700 new cosmetic products contained palm oil. The cosmetics industry uses 2% of the world’s palm oil.

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The EU's war on palm oil ASEAN Today

The EU approved a draft to ban palm oil importation for use in biofuel. This will have damaging effects on Indonesian and Malaysian exports. There is a trade war shaping up between ASEAN’s palm oil producing nations and the EU. The Malaysian Palm Oil Association (MPOA) is

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How to Avoid Products With Palm Oil Green Global Travel

A Few of the Thousands of Products with Palm Oil How to Avoid Products With Palm Oil. So how can we avoid products with Palm Oil altogether? It starts with taking time to study the labels and try to stop buying the aforementioned products. We’re not suggesting you should go

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What we can do about the palm oil problem GreenBiz

This ingredient is used in everything from food to fuel, but its production is devastating to the environment and alternatives are hard to come by. What we can do about the palm oil problem. What we can do about the palm oil problem. Michael Kodas. Wednesday, November 5, 2014 6:00am A United Nations report warned that no wild

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Palm Oil Mondelēz International, Inc.

We sit on the board of the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) because we believe, despite its limitations, RSPO can be part of the solution. We have supported the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Government of Indonesia, and others to develop a National Action Plan for palm oil

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Greenpeace, Nestlé and the Palm Oil Controversy: Social

Palm oil, derived from the pulp of the fruit of the palm tree, has a variety of uses ranging from food and consumer products iv to cooking oils and fuel additives. It is used in a vast array of food and consumer products. According to the World Wildlife Fund for Nature, palm oil is used in 50% of all packaged supermarket products.

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Palm Oil Mondelēz International, Inc.

We sit on the board of the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) because we believe, despite its limitations, RSPO can be part of the solution. We have supported the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), the Government of Indonesia, and others to develop a National Action Plan for palm oil

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How to Avoid Products With Palm Oil Green Global Travel

A Few of the Thousands of Products with Palm Oil How to Avoid Products With Palm Oil. So how can we avoid products with Palm Oil altogether? It starts with taking time to study the labels and try to stop buying the aforementioned products. We’re not suggesting you should go

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What we can do about the palm oil problem GreenBiz

This ingredient is used in everything from food to fuel, but its production is devastating to the environment and alternatives are hard to come by. What we can do about the palm oil problem. What we can do about the palm oil problem. Michael Kodas. Wednesday, November 5, 2014 6:00am A United Nations report warned that no wild

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Climate and Human-Related Drivers of Biodiversity Decline

The United Nations University Institute of Advanced Studies (UNU-IAS) is a global think tank whose mission is "to advance knowledge and promote learning for policy-making to meet the challenges of sustainable development". UNU-IAS undertakes research and postgraduate education to identify and address strategic issues

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Greenpeace, Nestlé and the Palm Oil Controversy: Social

Palm oil, derived from the pulp of the fruit of the palm tree, has a variety of uses ranging from food and consumer products iv to cooking oils and fuel additives. It is used in a vast array of food and consumer products. According to the World Wildlife Fund for Nature, palm oil is used in 50% of all packaged supermarket products.

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The Evil in Your Instant Noodles The Industry Is

Palm oil is an edible vegetable oil derived from the pulp of the fruit of the oil palm, primarily the African oil palm. In addition to being an ingredient in many processed foods, palm oil is a

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WWF Scorecard shows which companies kept their promises

While many palm oil buyers are taking the right actions on palm oil, some have failed to keep their promises to consumers or are still doing nothing at all to help reduce deforestation and other adverse impacts of producing the world’s most popular vegetable oil in some of the most vulnerable tropical habitats around the world.

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Ritual uses of palms in traditional medicine in sub

In Gabon, the Masango used the leaves of Hyptis lanceolata mixed with palm oil to apply on the body as medico-magic . Palm oil is still offered to a variety of vodun spirits in Benin . For the annual yam celebration, the guardian spirit Legba receives yams, palm oil

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Palm Oil Statement Croda

In line with our contribution to United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 15, Life on Land, 15.2 by 2020, promote the implementation of sustainable management of all types of forests and halt deforestation, we are committed to using palm oil (PO), palm kernel oil (PKO) and their derivatives from sustainable sources.

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Unraveling the drivers of Southeast Asia’s biodiversity

Southeast Asia is a bio-cultural hotspot encompassing about 20 per cent of global plant, animal and marine species. The region contains three mega diverse countries — Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines — where four of the world’s 25 biodiversity hotspots are located.

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What Countries Consume the Most Oil? (with pictures)

The United States is the world's biggest oil consumer, followed by China, Japan and India. The 10 biggest oil consuming nations account for more than 58 percent of the world's total oil consumption per day.

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Case Study: The Palm Oil Example The Nexus of Biofuels

Palm oil accounts for 33 percent of all of the world’s production of vegetable oils, with soybean oil—at 27 percent—its nearest competitor. One of its uses is as a raw material in the production of palm oil–based biodiesel fuel. In the workshop’s second session, Jamal Hisham Hashim, a research fellow at the United Nations University International Institute for Global Health and a

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Asia's palm oil industry braces for backlash at home

A similar backlash in Asia could hit palm oil growers and consumer goods companies even harder given the scale of the market. While the EU consumes around 10% of the world's palm oil, the top four

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Appendix I. List of participants/Liste des participants

UNITED NATIONS UNIVERSITY (UNU) Mr. Glen Paoletto Programme Associate Environment Programme 5-53-70 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku Tokyo 150, Japan Tel: 81 3 5467 1250 Fax: 81 3 3494 2828 E-Mail: PAOLETTO@hq.unu.edu. FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS (FAO) Mr. Richard J. Dawson Senior Technical Advisor FAO/RAP Maliwan Mansion, 29

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What Countries Consume the Most Oil? (with pictures)

The United States is the world's biggest oil consumer, followed by China, Japan and India. The 10 biggest oil consuming nations account for more than 58 percent of the world's total oil consumption per day.

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Case Study: The Palm Oil Example The Nexus of Biofuels

Palm oil accounts for 33 percent of all of the world’s production of vegetable oils, with soybean oil—at 27 percent—its nearest competitor. One of its uses is as a raw material in the production of palm oil–based biodiesel fuel. In the workshop’s second session, Jamal Hisham Hashim, a research fellow at the United Nations University International Institute for Global Health and a

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Asia's palm oil industry braces for backlash at home

A similar backlash in Asia could hit palm oil growers and consumer goods companies even harder given the scale of the market. While the EU consumes around 10% of the world's palm oil, the top four

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Palm Oil Was Supposed to Help Save the Planet. Instead It

But the increased use of palm oil in food production was largely a byproduct of the increased fuel-oil production. a research scholar at Princeton University

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Appendix I. List of participants/Liste des participants

UNITED NATIONS UNIVERSITY (UNU) Mr. Glen Paoletto Programme Associate Environment Programme 5-53-70 Jingumae, Shibuya-ku Tokyo 150, Japan Tel: 81 3 5467 1250 Fax: 81 3 3494 2828 E-Mail: PAOLETTO@hq.unu.edu. FOOD AND AGRICULTURE ORGANIZATION OF THE UNITED NATIONS (FAO) Mr. Richard J. Dawson Senior Technical Advisor FAO/RAP Maliwan Mansion, 29

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Palm Oil, or the Conservation Dilemma of the Potato Chip

To determine whether forests are being cleared to make way for oil palm, we examined national land-use data collected by the governments of Malaysia and Indonesia and compiled by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. The results were striking: between 1990 and 2005, the acreage of rubber, cropland, and pasture in

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Malaysian, Indonesian Leaders Discuss Joint Stand Against

Palm oil is used in soap and skin care products, biofuels and a variety of food products including margarine, chocolate and peanut butter. The neighboring Southeast Asian nations supply about 60 million tons of palm oil annually or 85 percent of the world’s output, according to government figures.

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PALM PRODUCTS GLOBAL MARKETS AND

PALM PRODUCTS GLOBAL MARKETS AND DEVELOPMENTS . MARKET NEWS SERVICE . 1 . Crude palm and palm kernel oils . Fig. 4 Recycling and use of by products and waste from oil palm plantations FAO Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations . FDA Food and Drug Administration of USA : FOSFA (The) Federation of Oils, Seeds and Fats

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Palm Oil: An Over Acclaimed Cooking Oil in Nigeria

Palm oil, the oil derived from palm fruit, is the major oil used for cooking in Nigeria. Palm oil has half of its fatty acids made up of saturated fatty acids and 43% made up of palmitic acid. The unrefined red palm oil is the form in which most

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ONLY SUSTAINABLE TRACEABLE CERTIFIED PALM OIL FOR FERRERO

Ferrero Group reaches the goal of 100% certified segregated RSPO sustainable palm fruit oil and goes beyond As of 1st January 2015 Ferrero products are produced with only palm fruit oil that is 100% certified as sustainable and segregated according to the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) supply chain, one year ahead of its original target.

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Palm Oil Information coconutresearchcenter.org

African Oil Palm (Elaeis guineensis) Purdue University _____ By Dr. Bruce Fife, ND. Red Palm Oil A Daily Dose of Vitamins from A Cooking Oil _____ Nutritional Aspects of Palm Oil Food and Nutrition Bulletin United Nations University Press (A detailed technical description of the health and nutritional aspects of palm oil.)

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How Did Palm Oil Become Such A Problem iflscience

A United Nations report warned that no wild orangutans may exist outside protected areas by 2020. metric tons of palm oil, nearly four times what it used 20 years earlier.Then, within days of

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Asia Times Palm oil sprouts a budding new trade spat

While palm oil is used in everything from food to cosmetics, roughly 65% of all palm oil imports by European nations are used for biofuel. The EU later ruled that its member states must by 2020 ensure that at least 10% of their transport fuel consumption comes from renewable fuels, including biodiesel.

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Documenting the consequences of palm oil production beyond

Oil palm plantations are rapidly mushrooming throughout the tropics. A new film, Appetite for Destruction: The Palm Oil Diaries, looks at some of the consequences of that expansion. This is an

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