Summary of MPOC & BMD’s Joint POINTERS

Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) and Bursa Malaysia Derivatives (BMD) collaborated to present a ‘Special Edition’ of POINTERS which was organized form 22 – 28 June 2020. This POINTERS featured presentations from an esteemed panel of 10 speakers who shared their views on on industry developments, price outlook, the impact of Covid-19 on the demand […]

World Chocolate Day

MPOC celebrates World Chocolate Day 2020 Healthy Bites HomemadeChocolate Spread Souffle Try this chef-crafted recipe by Chef Jean Mitchel Recipes Chocolate Chip Cookies Tomato, Chocolate & Nut Lollies Banana Chocolate Muffin Peanut Butter Crunch Brownies

Palm oil and chocolates – what’s the connection?

Palm oil and chocolates – what’s the connection? Palm oil is found in almost 50% of food products in the supermarket requiring a fat component. From chocolates to biscuits and peanut butter to ice-cream, palm oil in its various forms and derivatives are a common ingredient in these food products. This is probably the most […]

Growth Avenues for Malaysian Palm Oil in Sub-Saharan Africa

Introduction Sub-Saharan Africa has always been a palm oil friendly region with 69% or approximately 7.1 million MT of oils and fats consumption being palm oil. Last year, this region imported a total of 2 million MT of Malaysian palm oil. Though palm oil is locally produced in this region, palm oil imports are also […]

Malaysia to file legal action with WTO against EU’s palm oil ban

KUALA LUMPUR (July 1): Malaysia has decided to file legal action with the World Trade Organisation (WTO) against the European Union’s (EU) restrictions on palm oil-based biofuel. Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Dr Mohd Khairuddin Aman Razali said the ministry, with the cooperation of Attorney-General’s Chambers, will file the action through the WTO’s dispute […]
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