08 Sep 2011 --- With this certification, Ciranda reinforces its commitment to sustainable palm oil production, an effort that enforces improved environmental, social and economic standards in farming and production.
Sep 8 2011 --- Ciranda, Inc., a Twin Cities-based supplier of organic food ingredients, adds the certification of sustainability awarded to its palm oil producer to its growing list of Fair Trade and Environmental initiatives. Ciranda’s palm oil - produced by Brazil-based Agropalma - recently received the certification from the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) after achieving EcoSocial certification in 2008.
With this certification, Ciranda reinforces its commitment to sustainable palm oil production, an effort that enforces improved environmental, social and economic standards in farming and production. An RSPO member since September 2007, Ciranda supports the organization’s global initiative to protect bio-diversity, strengthen local economies, provide a livable wage to workers and educational and healthcare support to their families – while producing a superior product.
The certification of Brazil-based Agropalma, a leader in South America’s palm oil industry, represents Brazil’s first certification of sustainable palm oil. With Agropalma, global production of Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO) is now close to 5 million tons, 10 percent of global palm oil production.
Enzymotec Ltd. and Polar Omega A/S Sign a Joint Venture Agreement
09 Dec 2013 --- Enzymotec Ltd., a developer, manufacturer and marketer of innovative bio-functional lipid ingredients, and Polar Omega A/S, a Danish company specializing in the production of marine phospholipids from sustainable fish sources, have signed a joint venture (JV) agreement for the commercialization of Omega PC, a new premium fish based omega-3 product.
Wilmar International Announces No Deforestation Policy on Palm Oil
06 Dec 2013 --- Wilmar International, Asia’s leading agribusiness group, and global consumer goods leader Unilever have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that aims to accelerate sustainable market transformation for palm oil. In parallel, and key part of the MoU, Wilmar launched a new “No Deforestation, No Peat, No Exploitation” policy that aims to advance an environmentally and socially responsible palm oil industry.
Ready Roast Nut Company Recognized by DFA as Plant of the Year
04 Dec 2013 --- On July 25, 2013 DFA of California recognized the Ready Roast Nut Company facility in Madera, California as the “Plant of the Year.” This award is based on one or all of the following criteria, (1) most improved, (2) GFSI Certified, and (3) the top scoring facility during unannounced audits.
New Britain Palm Oil Limited Reports Third Quarter Results
28 Nov 2013 --- New Britain Palm Oil Limited, one of the world's largest fully integrated producers of sustainable palm oil, today announces its third quarter report and trading update for the period from 1 January 2013 to 30 September 2013.