processing practices of small-scale palm oil producers

Processing practices of small-scale palm oil producers

The paper first examines the importance of processing oil palm fruits among small-scale processors in the study area and identifies the different actors with which small-scale oil palm processors are engaged in the industry. It also outlines the constraints and opportunities of the palm oil industry using a problem tree analysis.

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processing practices of small-scale palm oil producers

Processing practices of small-scale palm oil producers

We carried out a diagnostic study in the Kwaebibirem District using key informant interviews, focus group discussions and surveys based on a semi-structured questionnaire to assess the processing practices of small-scale oil palm fruit processors, and to analyse the rationale behind these practices and their effects on the quality of palm oil

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processing practices of small-scale palm oil producers

Processing Practices of small-scale palm oil producers

Processing Practices of small-scale palm oil producers in the Kwaebibirem District, Ghana: A Diagnostic study. Innovation in small-scale oil palm fruit processing is revealed as a multi

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processing practices of small-scale palm oil producers

Processing Practices of small-scale palm oil producers

We carried out a diagnostic study in the Kwaebibirem District using key informant interviews, focus group discussions and surveys based on a semi-structured questionnaire to assess the processing practices of small-scale oil palm fruit processors, and to analyse the rationale behind these practices and their effects on the quality of palm oil

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njas - wageningen journal of life sciences

NJAS - Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences

practices of small-scale palm oil producers in the Kwaebibirem the quality of palm oil produced. The processing practices identified included storage of loosened forlong periods before boiling, disposal ofeffluent into drains, use spent tyres boiling fruits tial for a huge internal market for small-scale palm oil processors

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exclusive: machine lubricants leave bad taste for palm oil

Exclusive: Machine lubricants leave bad taste for palm oil

The palm oil industry, long accused of large-scale deforestation, is bracing for another hit to its business: machinery lubricants seeping into the world's most consumed edible oil during processing.

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palm oil | industries | wwf - world wildlife fund

Palm Oil | Industries | WWF - World Wildlife Fund

Palm oil is a small ingredient in the U.S. diet, but more than half of all packaged products Americans consume contain palm oil—it’s found in lipstick, soaps, detergents and even ice cream. Grown only in the tropics, the oil palm tree produces high-quality oil used primarily for cooking in developing countries.

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methods of palm oil processing in ogun state, nigeria: a

Methods of Palm Oil Processing in Ogun state, Nigeria: A

Methods of Palm Oil Processing in Ogun state, Nigeria: A Resource Use Efficiency Assessment Adeniyi O. R. administered to the palm oil farmers/ producers with the response rate of 95.71 %. The data were analysed by the use of descriptive statistics, multiple regression and costs and returns tools. methods of palm oil processing

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3. palm oil processing - food and agriculture organization

3. PALM OIL PROCESSING - Food and Agriculture Organization

3. PALM OIL PROCESSING 3. 1 General processing description. Research and development work in many disciplines - biochemistry, chemical and mechanical engineering - and the establishment of plantations, which provided the opportunity for large-scale fully mechanised processing, resulted in the evolution of a sequence of processing steps designed to extract, from a harvested oil palm bunch, a

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good agricultural practices for oil palm

GOOD AGRICULTURAL PRACTICES FOR OIL PALM

Recommendations on good agricultural practices for oil palm are aimed to provide growers to practice every step of production processes starting from cultivation to transportation of oil palm bunches to collection center (ramp) or mill and to ensure good quality and safe oil palm bunches produce suitable for production of palm oil.

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palm oil | industries | wwf - world wildlife fund

Palm Oil | Industries | WWF - World Wildlife Fund

Palm oil is a small ingredient in the U.S. diet, but more than half of all packaged products Americans consume contain palm oil—it’s found in lipstick, soaps, detergents and even ice cream. Grown only in the tropics, the oil palm tree produces high-quality oil used primarily for cooking in developing countries.

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palm oil - idh - the sustainable trade initiative

Palm oil - IDH - the sustainable trade initiative

Palm oil companies have many interests in delinking their palm oil products from deforestation, including a reputational one. Through our palm oil market program, we aim to mainstream the uptake of sustainable palm oil. Larger uptake will create benefits of scale, reducing sourcing costs.

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palm oil | nestlé global

Palm oil | Nestlé Global

Palm oil is the most cost-competitive and versatile vegetable oil, and makes up the largest portion of global vegetable oil production. When produced responsibly, it can support millions of livelihoods globally and reduce pressure on forests and sensitive ecosystems. When not responsibly sourced, major environmental and social impacts occur.

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challenges in the production of palm oil

Challenges in the production of palm oil

Reports from the plantation areas – especially in Indonesia – reveal that palm oil production often involves large-scale violation of human rights in the form of poor working conditions, social injustice and conflicts over land. Plantation workers and their families frequently live on the palm oil plantations, with no contact with life in

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palm oil production: what are the social and environmental

Palm oil production: what are the social and environmental

Responsible production: in 2004, a group of environmental non-profits and palm oil companies joined together to set up the Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). The roundtable sets out eight

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about palm oil - palm oil investigations

ABOUT PALM OIL - PALM OIL INVESTIGATIONS

Palm oil is an edible vegetable oil high in saturated fats and free of trans fats. The oil palm tree (Elaeis guineensis) is a native to West Africa and was imported into SE Asia in the mid 19th century. Oil palm flourishes in the humid tropics and produces high yield when grown 10 degrees north and south of the equator.

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palm oil | industries | wwf - world wildlife fund

Palm Oil | Industries | WWF - World Wildlife Fund

Palm oil is a small ingredient in the U.S. diet, but more than half of all packaged products Americans consume contain palm oil—it’s found in lipstick, soaps, detergents and even ice cream. Grown only in the tropics, the oil palm tree produces high-quality oil used primarily for cooking in developing countries.

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frontiers | the moral minefield of ethical oil palm

Frontiers | The Moral Minefield of Ethical Oil Palm

Introduction. Oil palm Elaeis guineensis Jacq. is widely reviled for causing large-scale deforestation in the species-rich tropics. With 18.7 million hectares of industrial-scale oil palm plantations in 2017 (Meijaard et al., 2018), it is ranked 3rd in terms of planted area for an oil crop, behind soy and rapeseed (4th if maize is considered an oil crop).

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palm oil | nestlé global

Palm oil | Nestlé Global

Palm oil is the most cost-competitive and versatile vegetable oil, and makes up the largest portion of global vegetable oil production. When produced responsibly, it can support millions of livelihoods globally and reduce pressure on forests and sensitive ecosystems. When not responsibly sourced, major environmental and social impacts occur.

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producing sustainable palm oil in latin america – coha

Producing Sustainable Palm Oil in Latin America – COHA

Although palm oil is a relatively new crop in Latin America, where farmers traditionally cultivated other products such as banana, coffee, and cocoa, it has become an increasingly lucrative alternative for many peasants. However, the cultivation and processing of palm oil on a massive scale leads to a number of environmental dangers.

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palm oil - idh - the sustainable trade initiative

Palm oil - IDH - the sustainable trade initiative

Palm oil companies have many interests in delinking their palm oil products from deforestation, including a reputational one. Through our palm oil market program, we aim to mainstream the uptake of sustainable palm oil. Larger uptake will create benefits of scale, reducing sourcing costs.

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modern oil palm cultivation - food and agriculture

MODERN OIL PALM CULTIVATION - Food and Agriculture

MODERN OIL PALM CULTIVATION. A modern oil palm plantation needs a grower who has learned how to cultivate oil palms. Growing selected oil palms is not just a matter of picking the fruit; it is a modern crop. The grower must learn how to do his work well. The grower should ask for advice, so that he learns to do better and better.

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principles & practices for sustainable dairy farming

Principles & Practices for Sustainable Dairy Farming

Principles & Practices for the Sustainable Dairy Farming, - Version 2009 2/15 Principles and Practices for Sustainable Dairy Farming (version 2009) Dairy producers aim to ensure that the safety and quality of their raw milk will satisfy the highest expectations of the food industry and consumers.

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major palm oil companies accused of breaking ethical

Major palm oil companies accused of breaking ethical

Large palm oil companies that have promised to act ethically have been accused of land grabbing, ignoring human rights and exploiting labour in their African and Asian plantations.

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frontiers | the moral minefield of ethical oil palm

Frontiers | The Moral Minefield of Ethical Oil Palm

Introduction. Oil palm Elaeis guineensis Jacq. is widely reviled for causing large-scale deforestation in the species-rich tropics. With 18.7 million hectares of industrial-scale oil palm plantations in 2017 (Meijaard et al., 2018), it is ranked 3rd in terms of planted area for an oil crop, behind soy and rapeseed (4th if maize is considered an oil crop).

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a comparison of leading palm oil certification standards

A COMPARISON OF LEADING PALM OIL CERTIFICATION STANDARDS

Indonesian regulations that pertain to palm oil cultivation and processing and is by far the weakest at reducing the The Great Palm Oil Scandal: Labour Abuses Behind Big Brand Names, Amnesty International (2016), London. A Comparison of Leading Palm Oil Certification Standards explored, with detailed and thoroughly explained

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palm done right | palm 101 | palm done right

Palm Done Right | Palm 101 | Palm Done Right

Because palm oil is so prevalent within the consumer goods supply chain, the impact of Palm Done Right is vast. Palm Done Right: Sequesters CO2 in the soil, reducing global greenhouse gas emissions by up to 40% compared to conventional palm practices.

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find out which companies responsibly source palm oil (you

Find Out Which Companies Responsibly Source Palm Oil (You

Find Out Which Companies Responsibly Source Palm Oil (You Might Be Surprised) Radha McLean. Of the 30 companies included in the analysis, a total of 21 improved their commitment and/or sourcing practices when it comes to using palm oil. Of those 21 companies, eight made full commit­ments to protecting forests and peatlands.

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indonesia deforestation: the world’s demand for palm oil

Indonesia deforestation: The world’s demand for palm oil

People are choking on smoke. Orangutans are dying. Farmers are clearing land the fastest way they know how to cash in on demand for palm oil, which is used in half of all supermarket products.

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why deforestation-free cocoa and palm oil are so elusive

Why deforestation-free cocoa and palm oil are so elusive

Food companies have made bold public commitments to “sustainable” sourcing of their raw material inputs such as cocoa and palm oil, commodities that are closely linked to deforestation. However, achieving this admirable goal at scale has proven to be extraordinarily challenging. For example, Barry Callebaut, the world’s largest chocolate maker, promises that “by 2025 we will

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about palm oil - palm oil investigations

ABOUT PALM OIL - PALM OIL INVESTIGATIONS

Palm oil is an edible vegetable oil high in saturated fats and free of trans fats. The oil palm tree (Elaeis guineensis) is a native to West Africa and was imported into SE Asia in the mid 19th century. Oil palm flourishes in the humid tropics and produces high yield when grown 10 degrees north and south of the equator.

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palm oil plantation - pwc

Palm Oil Plantation - PwC

contribution in foreign exchange earnings, the cooking oil produced from the palm oil plantation is one of the dominant factors in determining the inflation rate of the Indonesian economy. Furthermore, the palm oil plantation industry actively provides opportunity for small-scale farmers to participate in the palm oil planting,

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transforming the palm oil industry | sustainable living

Transforming the palm oil industry | Sustainable Living

Palm oil is an important raw material for many of our brands – and securing a supply of sustainable palm oil is vital to the future success of our business. Issues facing the palm oil industry Palm oil has grown into a major global industry over recent decades.

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a comparison of leading palm oil certification standards

A COMPARISON OF LEADING PALM OIL CERTIFICATION STANDARDS

impact of oil palm. MSPO provides strict standards for plantation management while ISPO is based on existing Indonesian regulations that pertain to palm oil cultivation and processing and is by far the weakest at reducing the negative environmental and social impacts of oil palm. RSPO standard, by comparison, provides some of the most

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about palm oil - palm oil investigations

ABOUT PALM OIL - PALM OIL INVESTIGATIONS

Palm oil is an edible vegetable oil high in saturated fats and free of trans fats. The oil palm tree (Elaeis guineensis) is a native to West Africa and was imported into SE Asia in the mid 19th century. Oil palm flourishes in the humid tropics and produces high yield when grown 10 degrees north and south of the equator.

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palm done right | palm 101 | palm done right

Palm Done Right | Palm 101 | Palm Done Right

Because palm oil is so prevalent within the consumer goods supply chain, the impact of Palm Done Right is vast. Palm Done Right: Sequesters CO2 in the soil, reducing global greenhouse gas emissions by up to 40% compared to conventional palm practices.

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indonesia deforestation: the world’s demand for palm oil

Indonesia deforestation: The world’s demand for palm oil

People are choking on smoke. Orangutans are dying. Farmers are clearing land the fastest way they know how to cash in on demand for palm oil, which is used in half of all supermarket products.

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why deforestation-free cocoa and palm oil are so elusive

Why deforestation-free cocoa and palm oil are so elusive

Food companies have made bold public commitments to “sustainable” sourcing of their raw material inputs such as cocoa and palm oil, commodities that are closely linked to deforestation. However, achieving this admirable goal at scale has proven to be extraordinarily challenging. For example, Barry Callebaut, the world’s largest chocolate maker, promises that “by 2025 we will

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ferrero palm oil charter

Ferrero Palm Oil Charter

The POIG binds non-governmental-organisations, consumer companies and palm oil producers to a comprehensive action plan through new business practices that protect wildlife, forests and peatlands, as well preventing the violation of local communities and workers. Traceability to the plantations – the source of Ferrero’s palm oil

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top 11 largest soybean producing countries in the world 2019

Top 11 Largest Soybean Producing Countries In The World 2019

There are about 14,000 producers of soybean in Bolivia. Yields per hectare range between 1.8 and 2.3 metric tons, if soil, weather and agronomic practices are being taken into consideration. A drought that occurred in 2015 affected soybean production to such an extent that it dropped to 3.1 million metric tons. 12% of the one million hectares

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