The Palm Scribe

Why Palm Oil Continues to Get a Bad Rap in Europe

To many in Europe Palm Oil is evil incarnate. The oil that anoints deforestation and putting…

RSPO Sees 2,149 Oil Palm Smallholders Join Its Sustainability Agenda In 2020

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) saw a total of 2,149 Indonesian independent smallholders join…

Indonesia Calls For Common Sustainability Criteria, Norms, Standards For Vegetable Oils 

Indonesian Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs Mahendra Siregar is stressing the importance of common sustainability criteria…

Everyone Has a Role in Fighting Child Labor: RSPO 

The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) is saying that everyone in the global palm oil…

Fitch Ratings Sees Lower CPO Prices for 2021

In a year end release to close 2020, Fitch Ratings said it expected  crude palm oil…

FAO sees Indonesian palm oil production to grow by 25% by 2029

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is forecasting the palm oil production growth in Indonesia, the…

Sinar Mas Program Recognized as Contributing to Forest and Ground Fire Prevention  

The Village (DMPA) program of palm oil company Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food has received a…

Asia’s Main Palm Oil Markets Expected to Recover in 2021

Demand for Indonesian palm oil products is expected to recover next year as its three main…

CPOPC Foresees Better Average Palm Oil Prices for 2021

The Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) is forecasting improvement in palm oil prices next…

Palm Oil Industry a Major Pillar of the Indonesian Economy in Pandemic Times

Indonesia’s palm oil industry remained a main pillar of the country’s economic resilience in times of…