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Tag: Innovation

16Jul

How it works – Palm oil refining

There are many steps needed before we get that golden palm oil you see at the supermarket. One of the main steps in this long process is palm oil refining. At Golden Agri-Resources’ (GAR) six … Continue reading “How it works – Palm oil refining”

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7Jul

Biofuels – the alternative energy source

Imagine a world where there is no more fossil fuel. What would you use to power your vehicles? How would you heat your homes? What would keep power plants and industries running? We look to … Continue reading “Biofuels – the alternative energy source”

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24Jun

Food safety is no piece of cake

Punjung Renjani, Food Technologist, 28 years old, Marunda “As a food technologist for Golden Agri-Resources (GAR), I work on product development, specifically margarine and shortening, which are palm oil-based ingredients typically used in baking pastries … Continue reading “Food safety is no piece of cake”

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25May

Building a culture of innovation to drive sustainable agriculture

Increased climate change and weather volatility; health concerns of the increasingly discerning consumer; food supply shortages; rising sustainability expectations; these are some of the challenges facing agriculture-related businesses such as the palm oil industry. Given … Continue reading “Building a culture of innovation to drive sustainable agriculture”

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14Feb

Our R&D efforts to safeguard consumer health

At GAR we have long carried out research into improving productivity, yield and agronomic practices in our plantations. In addition, we conduct research on improving the quality of our processed products such as cooking oil … Continue reading “Our R&D efforts to safeguard consumer health”

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20Dec

New York Declaration on Forests report shows palm oil sector taking the most action against deforestation

New evidence questions the popular picture of the palm oil industry as the leading destroyer of forests, suggesting the reality on the ground is very different and that a broader approach on forest loss is … Continue reading “New York Declaration on Forests report shows palm oil sector taking the most action against deforestation”

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6Dec

Innovation and technology improving smallholders lives

We’ve often pointed out in our blogs that the palm oil industry in Indonesia is actually made up of a large number of smallholder farmers. Any conversation about improving the industry must include making smallholders’ … Continue reading “Innovation and technology improving smallholders lives”

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22Nov

Postcards from the field: Seeing methane capture in action

In this installment of Postcards from the Field, Clairie spends her last day visiting a methane capture facility Tired after all the scientific adventures at SMARTRI, we were once again back in the car going … Continue reading “Postcards from the field: Seeing methane capture in action”

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18Nov

Postcards from the Field: SMARTRI tour part 2

In this instalment of Postcards from the Field, Clairie continues her tour of SMARTRI and learns more about research projects that help boost palm oil productivity  After looking at the CO2 equipment, we went on … Continue reading “Postcards from the Field: SMARTRI tour part 2”

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