Sustainable Palm oil

Teaching Sustainable Farming

Posted Posted in Sustainability

Sime Darby Teaching Indonesian Villagers Sustainable Farming The severe transboundary haze that engulfed Malaysia and other neighboring countries over several months in 2015 did not, fortunately, recur last year and this may be attributed to more awareness on sustainable farming and land-clearing activities among farmers and smallholders in Indonesia. At least one Malaysian plantation player […]

Saturated Fat – Advice from our technical support manager

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Hydrogenated fats were once a common ingredient in bakery fats, but when clinical studies conducted in the early nineties by Harvard Professor Walter Willett showed a clear link between trans fats (formed during the hydrogenation process) and an increased risk of heart attack, manufacturers where encouraged to remove hydrogenated fats and to actively seek healthier […]

Sustainable Palm oil

New Britain ranks third in quarterly SPOTT sustainability league table

Posted Posted in Sustainability

The latest transparency assessment scores for 50 of the world’s largest palm oil producers have been announced by SPOTT The Sustainable Palm Oil Transparency Toolkit. With scores ranging from 0% to 93%, SPOTT covers a broad spectrum of approaches to corporate sustainability including looking at the following criteria: -RSPO reporting requirements -Landbank -Environmental management -Fragile […]

New Britain Oils increases bakery fats production capacity by 30 per cent

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New Britain Oils, the UK’s leading producer of sustainable palm oil products, announced today that it has increased its bakery fats production capability by 30 per cent in order to meet the substantial increase in demand for segregated, traceable palm-based products. The Liverpool-based producer opened the doors of Europe’s first, fully dedicated Palm Oil refinery […]