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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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3Sep

Margarine vs. butter: Which is better for the environment?

Picture this: it is a typical morning. You wake up and follow your standard routine of booting up your computer for work. While waiting, you prepare a simple breakfast – a cup of hot coffee … Continue reading “Margarine vs. butter: Which is better for the environment?”

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18Dec

Palm oil trends for 2020

When the clock strikes twelve on 31 December this year, it will not only signify a new year, but a new decade. With extreme weather occurrences on the rise and published data highlighting the urgent … Continue reading “Palm oil trends for 2020”

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19Sep

A different side of GAR in China

Golden Agri-Resources (GAR) may be widely known for its agribusiness, particularly in palm oil in Indonesia, but our company also has a diverse business portfolio in China. Having visited plantations and mills in Riau to … Continue reading “A different side of GAR in China”

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10Oct

Video: The importance of palm oil in our food

We recently sat with Dr. Paul Wassell, Head of Research and Development at Golden Agri-Resources (GAR), to discuss the questions many people have on palm oil and its benefits to consumers and food manufacturers alike. … Continue reading “Video: The importance of palm oil in our food”

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18Sep

Palm oil’s role in feeding the world

Food security is a pressing global issue, with the Food and Agriculture Organisation reporting that over 815 million people are chronically undernourished. Palm oil, as an SDG commodity, plays a huge role in feeding the … Continue reading “Palm oil’s role in feeding the world”

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5Jul

The role palm oil plays in food nutrition

Palm oil is the most abundant natural edible vegetable oil in the world and yet, consumers probably don’t intuitively associate palm oil as being “natural”. In light of an increasingly health-conscious generation, where consumers want … Continue reading “The role palm oil plays in food nutrition”

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24Apr

5 facts about palm oil from plantation to your dining table

Close your eyes and imagine this: it’s a relaxing Sunday morning, and you’re at your breakfast table. You take a sip of your delicious creamy hot chocolate, and then a bite of your freshly toasted … Continue reading “5 facts about palm oil from plantation to your dining table”

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6Apr

10 facts about palm oil food production at our Marunda R&D centre

There are no shortcuts when it comes to producing food items for consumption, which is why our cooking oil, margarine, and other palm oil food products are prepared at the refineries under stringent conditions. We … Continue reading “10 facts about palm oil food production at our Marunda R&D centre”

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