Palm Oil

Rajkot Oilseeds Complex Open- November 22, 2017

Rajkot Oilseed Complex Open- November 22<p>* Edible oil prices were mixed in the early trades.<p>* Groundnut oil prices were steady due to restricted …

Learn How to Make One-Pot Bean Porridge With This Recipe

During the month of November, <i>OkayAfrica</i> will celebrate and highlight all things African food.<p>In this new video, you'll learn how to make a hearty and …

Recipes

Palm oil - potentially fatal to dogs - washes up on county beach

A quantity of what appears to be palm oil has been washed up in Tenby this morning (Wednesday).<p>The coastguard, fire service and Pembrokeshire County …

Pembrokeshire

China Focus: Biofuel finds big market potential in aviation - Xinhua

HANGZHOU, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) -- China's first cross-ocean passenger flight powered by sustainable aviation biofuel is an important step for the …

News (China)

Asia Morning Call-Global Markets

Nov 21 (Reuters) - Stock Markets<p>Net Chng<p>Stock Markets<p>Net Chng S&P/ASX 200**<p>5,945.67<p>-11.58<p>NZX 50**<p>8,089.8<p>27.820 …

Economy

Indian soyoil, crude palm oil jump 4 percent on import duty hike

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian soyoil and crude palm oil futures jumped by the daily maximum limit of 4 percent on Monday after the government raised import tax on edible oils, traders said.<p>India has raised import tax on edible oil to the highest level in more than a decade, the government said in an …

India

VEGOILS-Palm drops 3 pct as India raises import tax on edible oils

* Palm registers sharpest daily drop in nine months<p>* Stronger ringgit and weaker export data also weigh -trader<p>* Malaysia Nov 1-20 shipments down …

Economy

India's biggest tax hike in a decade may cut palm oil imports

MUMBAI/SINGAPORE, Nov 20 (Reuters) - India's palm oil imports are likely to drop until the end of the year after the world's largest edible oils …

Economy

GRAINS-Wheat falls as dollar firms; vegoils drop on India import tax

* Wheat gives back gains from Friday<p>* Palm oil tumbles 3 pct after India hikes import taxes<p>* Soybeans underpinned by dry weather in Argentina …

Economy

Endangered species are most at risk in East Asia and the Pacific - here's why

There are about 918 endangered species in the wider East Asia and Pacific region alone<p>188 of these species are located in Indonesia<p>Madagascar is the …

Wildlife

Cocoa+ Launch Healthy Milk Chocolate With 50% Less Sugar

18th November 2017<p>Healthy chocolate brand Cocoa+ has been on a mission to create milk chocolate that is lower in sugar but also provides health …

Beverages

Indonesia Oct CPO output, stocks seen up after peak harvest -survey

JAKARTA, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Indonesia's crude palm oil output was forecast to have risen for the fifth straight month in October as palm harvest …

Oil

Mystery residue on Lancashire beaches is palm oil, council confirms

<b>Mysterious large yellow blobs which washed up on the Lancashire coastline recently were palm oil, a council said.</b><p>The "rancid smelling" fatty substance, weighing about one tonne, was found on beaches at Cleveleys, Fleetwood, Knott End and St Annes, Wyre Council said.<p>While beaches remain open, the …

Environment

Nutella maker Ferrero stays silent on ‘new recipe’

Globally beloved Nutella has been around since 1963 when Italian brand Ferrero introduced the hazenult cocoa spread as an alternative to melting …

Nutella

India's Oct vegoil imports fall 0.5 pct y/y

NEW DELHI, Nov 14 (Reuters) - India's vegoil imports in October fell 0.5 percent from last year to 1.2 million tonnes, a trade body said on …

India

Afang Soup: A Delicious Ibibio Vegetable Stew

Slice both onions and scotch bonnet peppers, and set them aside.<p>On low- medium heat in a large stock pot, braise the goat meat with the one of the …

Recipes

Palm Oil Producer Destroying Critical Elephant Habitat With Impunity

Between Aug. 21 and Sept. 5, conflict palm oil grower PT. Tualang Raya cleared another 18 hectares of critical lowland rainforests inside the Leuser …

Extinction

Warning after mystery substance washes up on Anglesey beach

A warning has been issued to residents and visitors to avoid mystery substances found on Anglesey beaches.<p>A number of dogs have become ill after …

News (Wales)

Dog walkers warned after toxin which can kill pets washes up on Merseyside beach

Video with digital<p>DOG walkers have been warned after a poison substance from an old shipwreck washed up on Sefton’s beaches.<p>Palm oil, a substance …

Pets

Nutella’s Big Recipe Change Is Already Seeing Early Reactions

The world of Twitter was set afire recently. If it weren’t already set ablaze by 280 characters that promised to change everything (and ended up changing absolutely nothing), it was an Italian hazelnut and chocolate spread that took over a corner of Twitter with rage — faux, snarky, and real. …

Creamy

Paradise Papers Reveal Offshore’s Role In Forest Destruction

Published on<p>November 8, 2017<p>Reading time<p>16 minutes<p>Reporting by<p>Key findings<p>On the island of Padang, in the heart of Indonesia’s industrial logging …

ICIJ

Where Green Incentives Led to a Surge in Palm Oil

What started as a way to cut Japan’s dependence on imported fossil fuels has led to an expected surge in a different and equally controversial …

Business

Choc horror: fans outraged by Nutella's secret recipe change

Company admits it has ‘fine-tuned’ the chocolate spread to include more fat, more sugar and fewer hazelnuts<p>It’s the gloopy chocolate and hazelnut spread that has become a worldwide food phenomenon, whether slathered on toast or eaten straight from the jar by the spoonful.<p>But aficionados of Nutella …

Business

Nutella fans go nuts over changes to recipe of beloved chocolate spread

It is the world’s favourite chocolate spread, but a tweak to the Nutella recipe has sent fans a little nuts.<p>A sharp-eyed German consumer group first noticed the change, revealing that Nutella now contains 8.7 per cent powdered skimmed milk, compared to 7.5 per cent before.<p>The Hamburg Consumer …

Dessert

Commentary: Relying on smallholders for future palm oil growth

Currently, smallholders’ productivity is the biggest problem in the industry.

Oil

The politics of food, unwrapped

Why governments must change what's hitting our plates.<p>So much more than sugar tax<p>What Mushtaq means, is that we should expand actions like Britain’s …

Sustainability

Scientists Just Discovered a New Orangutan Species – and It’s Already Endangered Thanks to Our Snacks

The good news: a new species of orangutan has been discovered by scientists on the Indonesian island of Sumatra. The bad news: The species is <i>already</i> …

Biological Species

Indonesia up in arms over EU's negative campaign against palm oil

Trade Minister Enggartiasto Lukita has called on palm oil stakeholders to join hands to fight the European Union’s negative campaign against palm …

Indonesia

Indonesia to accelerate land certification

One of the reasons hampering the acceleration of the oil palm tree replanting program is the fact that many plots still have unclear legal status, …

Agriculture

Palm oil prices may rise to 3,100 rgt/T by Jan 2018 - analyst Mistry

NUSA DUA, Indonesia, Nov 3 (Reuters) - Malaysian crude palm oil prices are expected to rise to 3,100 ringgit ($732) a tonne by January, as stockpiles …

Oil