Palm Oil Fractions and Their Uses

Palm oil is widely used in food and non-food products worldwide due to the versatility and diversity of its application. Prepared by: Nursabrina Binti Mohd Hayat @ Ahmad

World Chocolate Day

World Chocolate Day, sometimes referred to as International Chocolate Day, is an annual celebration of chocolate, occurring globally on July 7. The observance of World Chocolate Day date back to 2009, and some suggest July 7 in particular celebrates the introduction of chocolate to Europe in 1550.

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 Prepared by : Areej Taufik

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...