NEWS FEED
  • 24 January, 2017
    Industry to sift out carcinogens
    KUALA LUMPUR: The palm oil industry is regularly affected by misinformation, which is churned into a frenzy of inaccurate news articles and opinion pieces by the media.
  • 24 January, 2017
    Firms Sign Pact To Develop Biogas Plant
    PT HERFINTA Farm & Plantation, Envitec Biogas AG and Calfield Sdn Bhd have signed a jointventure (JV) shareholder agreement to develop a four-megawatt biogas power plant in North Sumatra, Indonesia.
  • 24 January, 2017
    Palm charts fourth straight session of declines on stronger ringgit
    KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 23): Malaysian palm oil futures fell for a fourth consecutive session on Monday, weighed down by a stronger ringgit, palm's currency of trade.
  • 24 January, 2017
    Plantation seen to continue to be Ta Ann’s earnings growth driver
    Maintain an outperform call with an unchanged target price of RM4.42: Ta Ann Holdings Bhd’s share price had a good run over the last two months, rallying more than 10%. In our view, the rally was fuelled by its solid balance sheet, the US dollar strength, continuous uptrend in crude palm oil (CPO) prices and decent dividend yields.
  • 23 January, 2017
    Palm oil to hit 3,300 ringgit by early March -Mistry
    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 21 (Reuters) - Palm oil is headed for 3,300 ringgit per tonne by March, sooner than forecast earlier, as stocks of the tropical oil remain tight. Prices will then fall nearly a quarter by June or July, said leading vegetable oils analyst Dorab Mistry on Saturday.
  • 23 January, 2017
    Malaysian palm oil safe, healthy, Mah tells EU
    KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 22 — Malaysia has assured the European Union (EU) that its palm oil is not only safe and healthy but also being cultivated with good agricultural practices. - See more at: http://www.themalaymailonline.com/money/article/malaysian-palm-oil-safe-healthy-mah-tells-eu#sthash.ziK2jZz7.dpuf
  • 23 January, 2017
    EUROPEAN VEGOILS-PALM OIL DOWN WITH FUTURES AND SOYOIL
    ROTTERDAM: Palm oil on the European vegetable oils market continued to ease with Malaysian palm oil futures and weaker soyoil.
  • 20 January, 2017
    Is Palm Oil A Cancer Risk? Let Truthful Science Prevail!
    In addition to the Nutella / Palm oil cancer link streamed extensively in the media, there have been accompanying reference associated to a study in Nature (doi:10.1038/nature20791; G. Pascual et al. 2016) that is also cross-quoted by some sources but not all, to support their claims against palm oil.
  • 20 January, 2017
    Palm oil falls on weaker soyoil, seen range-bound
    KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 19): Malaysian palm oil futures fell for a second consecutive session on Thursday, hit by weaker US soyoil and a failure to break the previous session's intraday high, dealers said, forecasting further range-bound trading, pending new leads.
  • 20 January, 2017
    Safety is our top priority
    THE palm oil industry is regularly confronted by misinformation which is then absorbed by the media and churned into a frenzy of inaccurate news articles and opinion pieces, designed ostensibly to inform and educate but achieving neither objective. Unfortunately, every so often, such misinformed frenzy is unsupported by facts. The recent hype on Nutella and the quoted cancer health concerns about palm oil is a classic case in point.