The Green Report

Palm Oil: What Is It and How to Avoid It
5 months ago
From the food you eat to the toothpaste used to wash it away, palm oil is found in thousands of everyday products. Harvested from the fruit of oil palms, this edible fat is cheap to produce, versatile, and the most resource efficient source of vegetable oil, making up 45 percent of the supply and employs 6 million worldwide including smallholder farmers. So why is palm oil so bad? Here is the truth… Palm oil is an amazing product, but the impact of harvesting palm oil to meet modern demand has d...