Are we ready to mitigate the formation of 3-MCPD and GE and ultimately meet the market requirements?

For every push from the new Green lobby in Brussels, there will push back from the palm oil producing countries.

A joint study of Indonesian and Malaysian researchers commissioned by the CPOPC provided solid evidence...

Chairperson of the Sub-Committee for CPO Quality Improvement Initiative of PORAM Dr Muhammad Mohan talked why the CPO quality is required to be improved.

Directorate General for Health and Consumers of European Commission, Mr. Frans Verstraete, talked the recent development of EU food safety legislation on contaminants, with a particular focus on 3-MCPD esters and glycidyl esters.

The reduction of 3-MCPD esters and glycidyl esters (GE) is a high priority for the oils and fats industry...

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FORUM ON 3-MCPD AND GE

Are we ready to mitigate the formation of 3-MCPD and GE and ultimately meet the market requirements? Download E-flyer The reduction of 3-MCPD esters and glycidyl fatty acid esters or GEs is a high priority for the oil and fats...

ADVANCING THE CAPACITY OF PALM...

The programme aims to provide smallholders with a better understanding and face-to-face exchange of views with their counterparts on Best Agricultural Practices. In partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture of the Republic of Indonesia and the National Association of Smallholders...

Ways Forward for Palm Oil Prod...

Kuala Lumpur — Nine world’s major palm oil producing countries convened to deliberate a number of crucial issues in palm oil industry. Jakarta — Nine world’s major palm oil producing countries convened on 18 November 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia,...

The 2nd Ministerial Meeting of...

Download e-poster Jakarta — Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) is organizing the 2nd Ministerial Meeting of Palm Oil Producing Countries (MMPOPC) to be held on 17-18 November 2019 at Pullman Hotel, Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC), Kuala Lumpur,...

CPOPC Palm Oil Supply and Dema...

Download the Brochure and Registration Form JAKARTA — Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) is organizing the first Palm Oil Supply and Demand Outlook Conference (POSDOC) to be held on Tuesday, 22 October 2019 at Hotel Tenera, Bandar Baru...

What Now for EU Trade Policy a...

Bilateral agreements can take years to negotiate, but there are models that are used when it comes to dealing with the environment (it is worth noting that EU trade aggression against palm oil producing countries could make the bilateral agreements...

How to Improve the Amsterdam D...

Why does this matter? Simply, because the Declaration was supposed to herald a partnership and cooperation, but that only works if trust on both sides is built and maintained. The “Amsterdam Declaration” – in place since 2015 and signed by...

Climate Change: Importance of ...

Last week’s COP25 Summit in Madrid should be an opportunity to focus attention on a global issue. Unfortunately, such global gatherings rarely succeed in considering the needs of people who live outside of the Western world. Last week’s COP25 Summit...

EU’s Action Plan on Forests:...

For the past few years, the Renewable Energy Directive (RED) has occupied the thoughts of palm oil producing countries, when thinking about the potential challenges facing palm oil in Europe. However, a new and potentially even more concerning issue is...

National Palm Oil Certificatio...

RSPO’s 17th Annual Roundtable Meeting on Sustainable Palm Oil (RT17) gets underway today in Bangkok. The issue of palm oil certification will be a key topic of discussion and is often a target of criticism: from NGOs that dismiss certification...

CPOPC Palm Oil Supply and Dema...

Download the Brochure and Registration Form JAKARTA — Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) is organizing the first Palm Oil Supply and Demand Outlook JAKARTA — Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) is organizing the first Palm Oil...

Palm Oil Producing Countries a...

The sustainability of palm oil is often questioned – more often than for any other crop. Palm oil is accused of being a leading cause of deforestation -- and therefore a driver of wildlife loss and climate change.  It is...

Deforestation-Free Palm Oil

Deforestation-Free Palm Oil Palm oil producing countries (POPC) are united in their resolve to comply with standards for sustainably produced palm oil and lead in this endeavor well beyond other vegetable oils. Many oil palm plantation companies are already producing...

The Reality of ‘Haze’ Seas...

Media reporting around recent haze over Southeast Asia has once again tilted towards a poorly informed ‘blame game,’ aimed at palm oil producers. It is important to be able to correct these misconceptions, and to establish the reality around the...

Sustainable Development Goals ...

A joint study of Indonesian and Malaysian researchers commissioned by the CPOPC provided solid evidence to prove palm oil contribution towards SDGs achievement. The evidences are underpinned by spatial analysis, case studies and countering facts against some misleading myths.

Forum on 3-MCPD and GE

JAKARTA -  The Secretariat of the Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) organized Forum on 3-MCPD and GE in Jakarta, Indonesia, on 7 February 2020. This Forum first and foremost was to promote the importance of food safety and...

The Palm Oil Supply and Demand...

Download The Palm Oil Supply and Demand Outlook Report 2020 The Palm Oil Supply and Demand Outlook Report 2020 is the first palm oil market review by CPOPC. This outlook report presents the Council's prognosis of the supply and demand...

POSDOC-IMCEOF 2019: To Pave th...

SELANGOR - Attended by over 360 participants, the 1st Palm Oil Supply and Demand Outlook Conference (POSDOC) 2019 was held on 22 October 2019 in Bandar Bangi, Selangor, Malaysia, becoming the first-ever event involving close cooperation between various stakeholders from...

Global Supply & Demand Dy...

Palm oil stakeholders need to be cognizant and updated on the palm oil supply, demand and price in the global market. There is a need to develop a supply and demand balancing strategy to ensure that the market price is...

FORUM ON 3-MCPD AND GE

The Forum first and foremost is to promote the importance of food safety and the protection of public health. As mandated by CPOPC SOM Leaders, the Secretariat of the Council of Palm Oil Producing Countries (CPOPC) organized Forum on 3-MCPD...

Co Chairs’ Statement the...

1. The 2nd Ministerial Meeting of Palm Oil Producing Countries (2nd MMPOPC) was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on 18 November 2019.  The Meeting was hosted by Malaysia and attended by representatives of palm oil producing countries from Indonesia, Colombia,...

The Environmental Footprint Of...

The recent haze crisis saw a greater level scrutiny on oil palm plantations in the region. There was, however, a difference between this year’s event and occurrences in 2015 and earlier: the public in the region generally understood that oil...

Press Release 7th Ministerial ...

Held on 16 July 2019, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, the Meeting discussed a number of issues related to the palm oil industry. The Ministers expressed regret that the Delegated Regulation has entered into force on 10th June 2019.

Opening Remarks, Executive Dir...

The reduction of 3-MCPD esters and glycidyl esters (GE) is a high priority for the oils and fats industry. The European Union (EU) had set maximum limits for GE. Next, the EU is proposing a regulation on 3-MCPDE. Split-levels simply...

CPOPC Members Profile

INDONESIA

Providing about half of the world’s supplyof palm oil, Indonesia remains to be the world’s biggest producer and consumer of the commodity. Palm oil production is central to    the economy of Indonesia and accounts for 11% of Indonesia’s export earnings. This makes it the largest export commodity, exceeding oil and gas export value. Notably, the export value of the Indonesian palm oil reaches up to USD 23 billion in 2017, marking an increase of 26% from 2016.