In response to online criticism of palm oil last month, and refuting claims that palm oil is not as healthy as other saturated fats such as butter, Alessandro Cagli, director for EU public affairs spoke out last week at the FoodDrinkEurope Congress at the World Expo in Milan:
Palm oil is used as a primary ingredient in chocolate bars, ice cream, pizza, lipstick, detergent even soap has palm oil in it. productive and industrially usable. Soft spreadable margarine, for example, is made from Palm oil and chocolate Group Ferrero uses palm oil in confectionery products such as Nutella for texture and taste purposes.
Cagli also said that it is important to understand that Ferrero sources its palm oil from certified sites in Malaysia and Papua New Guinea.
Recorded and produced by: Claire Phoenix and Darren Wood
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