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Should Palm Oil Be Shunned Or Is Sustainability The Solution? Analysis

By Steve Wynne-Jones
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Palm oil is one of the most ubiquitous ingredients in the products on our supermarket shelves - but it’s also one of the more controversial ones.

As increased demand in recent years has led to environmental concerns about the south-east Asian countries where it is produced, retailers and manufacturers have been weighing up their options: Is it better to cut down on palm oil usage, switch to sustainably-sourced ingredients, or boycott the product altogether?

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