Palm Oil Industry Industry

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This is a simple introduction to the Palm Oil Industry.

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Palm Oil Industry Industry

  1. 1. Quick Information about Palm Oil Industry
  2. 2. <ul><li>Oil Palm (Elaeis guineensis) originated in the tropical rain forest region of West Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>Palm fruit contains about 56 percent oil (25 percent on a fresh fruit bunch basis) which is edible with no known toxins. </li></ul><ul><li>High yield of 5 tons oil/ha/yr(modern high-yielding varieties developed by breeding programs, under ideal climatic conditions and good management). </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>World Needs of Edible Oils. </li></ul><ul><li>Economic processing on production. </li></ul><ul><li>Each palm oil tree continues producing fruit economically for up to 25 years </li></ul><ul><li>Other contestant contain too small quantities of edible oils or contain toxin. </li></ul><ul><li>Palm oil is a rich source of the anti-oxidant vitamin E containing about 360 – 600 ppm in its refined form </li></ul>
  4. 11. <ul><li>Source : </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.fao.org </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.indexmundi.com/en/commodities/agricultural/oil-palm/2005.html </li></ul>

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