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Useage of Palm Oil in Products
Last Post 30/06/2015 19:03:51 by ErnestBlair. 2 Replies.
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DavidB New Member New Member Posts:1
11/06/2014 09:57:52
    Cleaning products - http://www.rainforestfoundationuk.o...g-products
    Chocolate - http://www.rainforestfoundationuk.org/Chocolate
    Bread - http://www.rainforestfoundationuk.org/Bread
    Biscuits - http://www.rainforestfoundationuk.org/Biscuits
    Skincare - http://www.rainforestfoundationuk.org/Skincare
    Hair products - http://www.rainforestfoundationuk.org/Hair_Products
    Make-up - http://www.rainforestfoundationuk.org/Make-up
    Party food - http://www.rainforestfoundationuk.org/Christmas_Party_Food
    heatheradmin Senior Member Senior Member Posts:172
    09/07/2014 16:31:24
    Hi David,

    Thank you for these posts.

    Ethical Consumer was actually behind the research of these reports.

    Kind regards,

    ErnestBlair New Member New Member Posts:1
    30/06/2015 19:03:51

    Fresh fruit bunches like the one in the picture above grow on the tree and are harvested, then transported to a palm oil mill.

    The mill process extracts the palm oil from the flesh of each individual piece of fruit contained on the bunch. The palm kernel, the nut found in the centre of each piece of fruit, is extracted and sent to a palm kernel crushing mill. The oil is extracted from the kernel.

    The pulp left over from this process is pressed together, forming palm kernel cake or expeller. These processes extract three major palm products: palm oil, palm kernel oil and palm kernel expeller.

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