Sometimes simple photos (or modern day infographics) can say a thousand words and are two sides of the same palm oil coin.
First there’s this side:
Then, there’s the flip side:
I’ve given Nutella a hell of a time over the years since something like half of their product is NOW palm oil (but never used to be a part of their recipe until 2006 according to my original non-scientific research). That history can be found below or here:
So let’s give credit where it’s due:
Ferrero Group reaches the goal of 100% certified segregated RSPO sustainable palm fruit oil and goes beyond
As of 1st January 2015 Ferrero products are produced with only palm fruit oil that is 100% certified as sustainable and segregated according to the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) supply chain, one year ahead of its original target.Yet, Ferrero’s responsibility does not stop at certification: its commitment continues through its Palm Oil Charter, launched in 2013, to address the leading causes of deforestation and create a balance between the conservation of the environment, community needs and economic benefit and viability.