Palm oil is an incredibly efficient and productive crop and has a valuable place in the food chain. But in recent years, sustainability concerns have emerged, prompting major buyers to take a closer look at procurement processes. As a result, a great deal of progress has been made, but there is still work to do.
Why Palm Oil?
Palm oil is used in a wide range of applications from the food and beverage industry to cosmetics and even as a biofuel. But palm oil is so important because it is so productive as a crop. It produces far more per hectare than comparable oilseeds such as rape or sunflower.
Dekel Agri-Vision PLC (LON:DKL) aspires to become a leading agro-industrial company in West Africa, one that creates value for shareholders whilst at all times placing the interests of the local communities and environment in which it operates in at the heart of its operations.