Launch of the Belgian Alliance for Sustainable Palm Oil

A group of Belgian food sector federation and oil manufacturers joined forces to achieve a common objective, that by the end of 2015 all palm oil present in food products destined for the Belgian market has to be sustainable.

The term “sustainable palm oil” means that the palm oil has been certified according to RSPO (RoundTable for Sustainable Palm Oil) principles and criteria and that the palm oil is being traded in conformity to one of the three RSPO-approved trading systems: “segregation”, “mass balance” or “book & claim”.

The Belgian Alliance for Sustainable Palm Oil was officially launched on 20 january 2012.

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