By Peter Frost in Britain:
The real price of palm oil
Friday 6th November 2015
Today palm oil, an edible plant oil, has become a common ingredient in many consumer products. It is contained in thousands of items from processed foods to candles, cosmetics, detergents and biofuels. Many of the most popular fast food chains fry in palm oil.
Strangely you won’t find it listed on most ingredient labels, only a few manufacturers — mostly in the organic sector — label their products as containing palm oil. Most companies disguise it, referring to it simply as vegetable oils and fats.
The demand for palm oil has increased worldwide…
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