How could your choice of ta­ble spread help save her from ex­tinc­tion?

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The main in­gre­di­ent in most ta­ble spreads is veg­etable oil. How­ever, the source of veg­etable oil is gen­er­ally com­posed largely of palm oil – some­thing that you won’t of­ten see listed in the in­gre­di­ents. Palm oil is usu­ally sourced from un­sus­tain­able re­sources, most com­monly in In­done­sia and Malaysia. Be­cause of this, palm oil har­vest­ing is linked to the de­struc­tion of the en­vi­ron­ment and the re­lated eco-sys­tems in these ar­eas. That’s why the de­cline in num­bers of the na­tive Orang­utan has been con­nected to palm oil har­vest­ing. Alfa One Rice Bran Oil Spread, on the other hand, is made solely from rice bran oil which con­tains no palm oil. Only the emul­si­fier in Alfa One, which makes up less than than 1 per­cent of the to­tal prod­uct, is cur­rently sourced from palm oil – and our aim is to elim­i­nate this from our emul­si­fier al­to­gether. So choose the ta­ble spread made from rice bran oil, the most sustainable oil avail­able.

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