This is an area where we will listen to our users. There are some categories, such as confectionery, cosmetics and biscuits where palm oil is more prevalent and so this is an area where some people might want to see a palm oil free badge. Have your say here.
This is an entirely person decision. However, a number of NGOs support sustainable palm oil because 1) Replacing palm oil with other types of vegetable oil (such as sunflower, soybean or rapeseed oil) would mean that much larger amounts of land would need to be used,...
We only apply the badges to products where we can find palm oil, or some of its derivatives, in the ingredients list. As a result if there is no badge appearing (in green or greyed out) then we could not find any palm oil. If you spot any we’ve missed please contact...
There are three main reasons this will happen. The most common for large companies is that they don’t report on their palm oil usage to the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO). In order to award a sustainable palm oil badge we need to analyse what type of palm...
Our full methodology on how we award the palm oil badge is included in our methodology here. We set a high hurdle for sustainable palm oil given the potentially devastating consequences of palm oil that is not sourced sustainably.
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