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Australian and New Zealand zoos call for palm oil labelling

Industry news  •  16 August 2016  •  Roy Manuell

New Zealand zoos today joined several Australian institutions in calling for increased transparency with respect to palm oil labelling on food products.

Palm oil – a sustainable product?

Industry news  •  26 July 2016  •  Stephanie Anthony, Editor New Food

What does ‘sustainable palm oil’ entail and is producing this oil in a sustainable manner even possible? The IIASA say it is…

DuPont’s Grindsted plant to become virtually CO2 neutral

Industry news  •  15 June 2016  •  Victoria White, Digital Content Producer

From 2017, DuPont’s Grindsted plant will become virtually carbon dioxide neutral when the plant’s large coal boiler is retrofitted to burn wood chips…

Barry Callebaut switches to fully segregated palm oil in two fillings

Industry news  •  3 March 2016  •  Victoria White

Barry Callebaut has switched the production of two of its most popular fillings from RSPO mass balance to RSPO fully segregated palm products as of January 2016…

Dawn Foods secures RSPO certifed palm oil certification

Industry news  •  26 November 2015  •  Victoria White

Dawn Foods has secured Mass Balance certification to verify that it sources and uses only RSPO certified palm oil across all of its European production sites…

Only sustainable traceable certified palm oil for Ferrero

Industry news  •  5 February 2015  •  Ferrero

Ferrero Group reaches the goal of 100% certified segregated RSPO sustainable palm fruit oil and goes beyond…

NBPOL: Update on cash takeover offer from Sime Darby Plantation

Industry news  •  18 November 2014  •  New Britain Palm Oil Limited

New Britain Palm Oil Limited, one of the world’s largest fully integrated producers of sustainable palm oil, provides the following update regarding the cash offer by Sime Darby Plantation Sdn Bhd (“Sime Darby Plantation”) for all the issued and to be issued shares in NBPOL at a price of GBP 7.15 or PGK 28.79 per share (the “Offer”)…

New EU law on food information to consumers

Industry news  •  31 July 2014  •  Ferrero

The new EU regulation 1169/2011 on the provision of food information to consumers changes existing legislation on food labelling in the EU countries. This is due to come into force 13 December 2014…

Ferrero responsible palm oil progress update

Industry news  •  2 June 2014  •  Ferrero

Six months after the launch of Ferrero’s Palm Oil Charter, we are pleased to provide an update on our work to implement the Charter across our supplier base…

Sustainable palm oil: creating a balance between consumer and environmental needs

Industry news  •  21 March 2014  •  European Parliament

Ms Julie Girling, MEP ECR UK welcomed a broad range of stakeholders to engage and debate with leading experts on sustainability and nutrition of palm oil…


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