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25Nov

Top 3 myths about palm oil debunked

I work as a social media specialist at Golden Agri-Resources (GAR), and it has been just under a year since I stepped into the fascinating world of palm oil. On the one hand, the industry … Continue reading “Top 3 myths about palm oil debunked”

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20Nov

Replanting a more productive future

Replanting ageing oil palm trees is a priority in Indonesia. Old trees become less productive, and to maintain or even increase yields to meet the demand for palm oil without increasing land used, replanting is … Continue reading “Replanting a more productive future”

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5Nov

Palm oil – an essential ingredient to combat world hunger

Global hunger is on the rise, and the COVID-19 pandemic is making things worse. In the midst of this rise in malnutrition, the UN World Food Programme (WFP), which provides lifesaving food assistance to millions … Continue reading “Palm oil – an essential ingredient to combat world hunger”

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15Oct

My food hero

The COVID-19 global crisis is forcing us to slow down and reflect on the things we took for granted. Many of us are rekindling our appreciation of something so basic in our daily lives that … Continue reading “My food hero”

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14Oct

When science and field practices go hand-in-hand

The world population is expected to hit 9.8 billion by 2050. That’s a 25 percent increase from the current 7.8 billion in 2020. The average global oil consumption per capita is also expected to increase … Continue reading “When science and field practices go hand-in-hand”

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29Sep

Margarine vs. butter: What’s the difference?

Margarine and butter – you often use them interchangeably; for spreading on toast, pan-frying eggs, cooking pancakes, baking etc. But do you actually know the difference between the two? If you love cooking or work … Continue reading “Margarine vs. butter: What’s the difference?”

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24Sep

In photos: Fire-fighting training around our concessions

Rapid on-the-ground response is crucial in ensuring forest fires do not spread uncontrollably. While we have teams of specialised firefighters, we believe in the value of educating communities so that they are equipped with the … Continue reading “In photos: Fire-fighting training around our concessions”

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9Sep

Guess the super ingredient you never knew was inside everything from food to beauty products

I love visiting the supermarket. What many people view as a weekly chore to stock up on groceries is something I look forward to. Be it to check out new snacks, or to get the … Continue reading “Guess the super ingredient you never knew was inside everything from food to beauty products”

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7Sep

Teachers going the extra mile during COVID-19

It has been four or five months – I have lost count – since the global pandemic hit us in Indonesia. While businesses are slowly recovering, most schools remain closed.  For the past few months, … Continue reading “Teachers going the extra mile during COVID-19”

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