UK Supermarket Chain to Ban the Use of Palm Oil From Its Line of Branded Products

UK-based supermarket chain Iceland has announced that they will no longer be using palm oil in any of its 130 own name brand product lines.

The ban, which will go into full effect by the end of 2018, is expected to reduce demand by over 500 tons every year.

Palm oil is one of the largest contributors to deforestation in south-east Asia. While other corporate food brands have made efforts to certify their products as palm oil-free, Iceland…

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