Publications

Annual Report 2019

2019 had been a tumultuous year, where the palm oil price was at a record low for the most part of the year. Although the market was challenging, palm oil exports showed healthy growth of 12% compared to the previous year. Nevertheless, earnings registered a decline: total export revenue from palm o...

Fact Sheets Malaysian Palm Oil

Palm oil is one of the 10 major vegetable oils traded in the global oils & fats market. It has been consumed as food from as long as 5,000 years ago and today is found in one of every ten food products sold on the shelves worldwide. Its sibling oil, palm kernel oil, which is […]

Facts on Malaysian Palm Oil

Fulfils some of the UN's sustainable development goals (SOGS) which include no poverty, no hunger, good health and well-being affordable and clean energy & climate action

Annual Report 2018

During the last few years, global trade has been heading towards an unhealthy direction where protectionism and ‘prosper only myself’ national agendas are the order of the day. This is a dangerous trend that runs counter to the United Nation’s Fair Trade Charter and against Malaysia’s ‘prosper thy n...

Tree of Life

Palm oil is the world’s newest commodity but is already the target of scare-mongering that mixes bad science with poor knowledge. Those who would deny Malaysian palm oil its place are putting out one-sided stories that appeal to romanticism and nostalgia. BUT: Are primary rainforests really being cl...

Palm Oil’s Role in A Balanced Diet – Dr Jean Michel Lecerf

The Pasteur Institute in Lille, France, is one of the most respected institutes in the French-speaking world. Dr Jean-Michel Lecerf, Head of its Nutrition Department, has worked on issues involving palm oil, among other oils and fats. Understanding the science behind health and nutrition including t...

The Quintessential Palm Oil: For People, Planet And Profit

Malaysian Palm Oil Council has produced a new publication entitled The Quintessential Palm Oil: For People, Planet and Profit. This is the second book in the World Palm Portraits series, in which entries especially winning photographs from the photography competition are featured. The 60-page book c...

Q & A Series On Palm Oil – Facts on Malaysian Palm Oil

The popularity of palm oil as a raw material for both food and non-food products has been increasing. Today, many food products on the supermarket shelves around the world contain palm oil. These include margarine, chocolates, chips, spreads, ice cream, cakes and cookies. Palm-based oleochemicals, m...

Challenging Past Confident Future

Challenging Past Confident Future is the third book in the series of World Palm Portraits book. The concept of this series is to incorporate beautiful images from the World Palm Portraits Photography Competition with facts and figures on the palm oil industry. The 40-page book has 4 chapters on the ...

Palm To Plate

A new publication by Malaysian Palm Oil Council entitled Palm to Plate was launched during POC 2017 by YB Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong as part of the 100 Years of Malaysian Palm Oil Industry celebration. Palm to Plate features delightful local and international cuisine by 6 foreign and 3 Malaysian chef...