The Future of Palm Oil, Part 2 of 3

Published on: March 31, 2021

The Future of Palm Oil

Global demand for palm oil continues to grow for a broad range of uses.

Looking into the future, we know that palm oil is here to stay. Palm and palm kernel oil are superior ingredients for the cosmetic market when done right. Not only do they bring functional benefits to products, but they also bring economic progress to producing countries. So, palm oil has the capacity to bring benefits to many.

However, companies need to accelerate the cessation of deforestation and bring exploitation-free ingredients to the market. This requires collaborative action. Fortunately, there are initiatives in play behind the scenes in the complex ingredient supply chains of the cosmetics industry, raising the bar on sustaina­bility.

Demand for Derivatives

Global demand for palm oil continues to grow for a broad range of uses. Many ingredients that are essential for the production of cosmetic products are derived from palm (kernel) oil. These derivatives can be found in approximately 70% of end products in the cosmetics industry.

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Why You Should Get Involved
with Palm Done Right

Palm can be grown for good, bringing benefits to:

  • Our planet, due to palm oil’s land efficiency.
  • Local communities, due to the economic development oil palm production creates.
  • Our market, due to palm oil’s versatility and functionality as an ingredient, lifting product quality and performance.

Together, we can influence change for:

  • Manufacturers that are still using conflict palm oil for their products.
  • Retailers that are still listing products that contain conflict palm oil.
  • Brokers and distributors that are still supplying their customers with products that contain conflict palm oil.
  • Shoppers that have the power to vote with their dollar.

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