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16Sep

The science behind a sustainable agribusiness

Palm oil is found in many products, from cookies and bread to lipsticks and soaps. The presence of this controversial product in many everyday products is believed to negatively affect our health and the environment. … Read More “The science behind a sustainable agribusiness”

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7Jun

In photos: Fresh fruit bunch (FFB) transportation in peatlands

Did you know that in palm oil processing, transportation is one the most important aspects to manage? Delays in the admission of FFBs to a palm oil mill will affect the quality of oil produced. … Read More “In photos: Fresh fruit bunch (FFB) transportation in peatlands”

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19Oct

When science and field practices go hand-in-hand

The world population is expected to hit 9.8 billion by 2050. That’s a 25 percent increase from the current 7.8 billion in 2020. The average global oil consumption per capita is also expected to increase … Read More “When science and field practices go hand-in-hand”

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17Oct

Since 2016, Sinar Mas Agribusiness and Food along with Sinar Mas Forestry (SMF) have been working closely with Canada-based MacDonald & Detweiler Associates (MDA) in monitoring deforestation through a Forest Alert Service (FAS) using the … Read More “A business trip to Canada: On a mission to understand deforestation monitoring technology while promoting Indonesia’s palm oil industry”

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21Sep

Video: Researching insect biodiversity in oil palm plantations through BEFTA

When you picture an oil palm plantation, what comes to mind? Rows and rows of leafy oil palm trees? How about the reddish orange palm fruit being harvested for its oil? Or maybe it’s the … Read More “Video: Researching insect biodiversity in oil palm plantations through BEFTA”

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24Apr

5 facts about palm oil from plantation to your dining table

Close your eyes and imagine this: it’s a relaxing Sunday morning, and you’re at your breakfast table. You take a sip of your delicious creamy hot chocolate, and then a bite of your freshly toasted … Read More “5 facts about palm oil from plantation to your dining table”

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6Apr

10 facts about palm oil food production at our Marunda R&D centre

There are no shortcuts when it comes to producing food items for consumption, which is why our cooking oil, margarine, and other palm oil food products are prepared at the refineries under stringent conditions. We … Read More “10 facts about palm oil food production at our Marunda R&D centre”

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16Jan

Top five Golden Agri-Resources / SMART achievements in 2017

“As a leading agribusiness sustainability is ultimately at the heart of our business. It’s not a choice, it is a business imperative. To be able to continue to grow oil palms in the various rural … Read More “Top five Golden Agri-Resources / SMART achievements in 2017”

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21Nov

Importance of Research & Development in Agriculture

In conjunction with World Science Day, we explore the significance of Research and Development (R&D) in agribusiness, and especially in palm oil. We speak with Tony Liwang, Head of Plant Production and Biotechnology Division, and … Read More “Importance of Research & Development in Agriculture”

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