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Going Beyond Indian Shores for Sustainable Palm Oil-based Ingredients

Can you guess the most common ingredient on our shelves? It is present in nearly everything that we use every day, such as soaps, toothpaste, biscuits, beverages, and cosmetics. However, its strong demand has caused serious environmental degradation and has driven 193 plants and animals to the brink of extinction. The ingredient is Palm Oil. Here’s how its rapid cultivation poses a serious threat to the planet.  1 Why is Palm Oil Crucial? According to the World Wide Fund or WWF, Palm Oil is found in 50 percent of the packaged products in supermarkets and is also used in animal...

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