The Palm Scribe

GAPKI Forms Taskforce to Speed Up Oil Palm Replanting for Plasma Smallholders

The Indonesian Palm Oil Producer Association (GAPKI) has formed a taskforce to help accelerate the replanting…

The Palm Oil Moratorium

On September 19th, 2018, Indonesian President Joko Widodo officially signed a moratorium on oil palm plantation…

Switzerland Grants Indonesia $65M in Development Aid, Including for Palm Oil Sector 

The Swiss government has allocated grant funding of $65 million to Indonesia, some of which will…

Astra Agro Lestari Sees 2021 Palm Oil Production Up By a Least Five Percent

Palm oil producer PT Astra Agro Lestari Tbk. is forecasting a modest production growth of about…

How Palm Cooking Oil is Made

Vegetable cooking oil is one of the most commonly used cooking oil in Indonesia. There are…

Indonesia Expands Sustainability Talks with EU to Also Cover Other Vegetable Oils

As Southeast Asia and the world’s largest palm oil producer, Indonesia has successfully managed to include…

Palm Oil Trees Rejuvenation Process

Palm Oil Trees Rejuvenation Process Oil palms that have reached their productive age (25 years) will…

Facts About Indonesian Palm Oil

  Indonesia and Malaysia dominate the world market, supplying some 85 percent of global supply. Indonesia…

What is Biofuel?

BIOFUEL A biofuel is a fuel that contains energy and is derived from plants or biomass.…

Indonesia’s Palm Oil Export and Domestic Demand Up in October

Exports of palm oil products in October rose by 9.5 percent compared to September to reach…