• #PalmOilFreeChristmas

    Yesterday, you may have seen various reports about the banned Iceland/Greenpeace advert which shares the plight of the orangutans through Rang-tan’s story. If you have not yet seen it, I really recommend you go check it out. Seeing this and the #nopalmoilchistmas got me thinking about just how many products that contain palm oil. It is literally everywhere – food, cosmetics, cleaning products. Is this really all necessary? At 66 million tons annually, palm oil is the most commonly produced vegetable oil. Its low world market price and properties that lend themselves to processed foods have led the food industry to use it in half of all supermarket products. Palm…