Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries tells Kraft Heinz to withdraw misguided negative campaign, ‘palm oil-free’ claims

KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 5 — The Secretariat of the Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) is asking American food company Kraft Heinz Company to withdraw its misguided negative campaign on palm oil and “palm oil-free” claims and discriminatory messages on the company’s products. It said the company, a member of the Roundtable on Sustainable…

Indonesia seeks to conclude trade negotiation with EU next year to bolster recovery

Indonesia hopes to conclude negotiations for a trade agreement with the European Union next year to bolster the country’s economic recovery after the pandemic, but policies on palm oil remain a major sticking point. The Indonesia-EU Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (IEU-CEPA), Indonesia’s largest bilateral trade negotiation to date, was expected to boost trade, investment and…