Plantation owners responsible for sustainable production: stakeholders [News]
By Thomas Cho and Dylan Loh, Channel NewsAsia, 31 Oct 2012.
Changes to the European Food Information Regulations will mean labels have to identify the specific types of vegetable oils that have been used.
Businesses are already starting to implement the change, and it will be mandatory on all food products from 13 December 2014.
Palm oil growers should ensure that its products are cultivated in a socially responsible manner, as buyers are increasingly insisting that palm oil products come from sustainable sources.
This was the call made at a gathering of stakeholders across the palm oil sector in Singapore.
Source: Channel NewsAsia