'Sustainable palm oil is the best oil we have', RSPO, CDP, S4RB and Nestlé at the Ingredients Show

Posted on: April 23, 2019

In a Food Navigator article focusing on the pannel discussion at The Ingredient Show about the consumer perceptions of sustainable palm oil (publised 17 April 2019), it was concluded that it is really important that we all drive towards sustainable palm oil in stead of  eliminate all palm oil from the food supply chain.

Amongst others, Inke van der Sluijs, who heads up European operations at the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), voiced concerns over the ‘replacing’ or ‘phasing out’ strategy. "Phasing out palm oil is not a sustainable
solution. Replacing palm oil [with another commodity, such as coconut oil] would mean placing issues on other regions, on other communities, on other biodiverse areas, so that is definitely not the solution", she stressed.

You can read the full article here.