World Chocolate Day

MPOC celebrates World Chocolate Day 2020 Healthy Bites Homemade Chocolate 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 produc...

Does Substituting Palm Oil Lower Saturated Content?

A fact on palm oil free products

Palm oil – the trans-fat free frying oil

The International Food & Beverage Alliance (IFBA) aims to phase out industrially produced trans-fats (iTFAs) from global food supply by 2023. Members of the alliance include world-wide known brands such as Nestle, Unilever, McDonald’s, Ferrero, PepsiCo, and The Coca Cola Co. Their goal is to ali...

TENERA UPM; latest initiative in promoting Malaysian Palm Oil

Oil palm (Elaeis guineensis Jacq.) is Malaysia’s most important commodity crop, covering an area of nearly 5.85 million hectares as in 2019. Beginning as an ornamental plant in Kuala Selangor in 1911, the plant played a pivotal role in the development of the country, including the establishmen...

Sustainable Palm Oil in Food and Health Seminar

Dr Ruslan Abdullah, Science and Environment Director of MPOC (third from the left) with panel speakers at “Sustainable Palm Oil in Food and Health Seminar” organized by MPOC and co-organized by Monash University Malaysia. Addressing Sustainable Palm Oil in Food and Health Kuala Lumpur: “The Malaysia...