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The Case for Sustainable Palm Oil

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The Case for Sustainable Palm Oil

After sitting for countless hours researching recipes, doing everything I can to understand sustainability practices, and doing research I've come to an interesting conclusion. PALM OIL MIGHT NOT BE THE ENVIRONMENTAL ENEMY WE THINK IT IS. Wait. What? Hear me out for a second.  Sustainability issues have been a focus regarding palm oil for the better half of the last two decades, culminating in the formation of the  Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil or RSPO in 2004. The goal of the RSPO is to promote the sustainable production of palm oil - certifying palm plantations and subjecting them to audits by an...

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