And the environment?
Palm oil’s devastating effect on our planet has already been well documented; only a tiny percentage of palm oil that you find in products will be from officially-approved, sustainable sources. So by the time it ends up in our fridges or larders, hundreds of habitats will have been destroyed in the process. To put this into perspective, in Indonesia alone, it’s estimated that areas the size of 146 football pitches are lost every hour, as manufacturing races to keep up with demand. and this is putting wildlife, including endangered species such as orangutans, at risk.
orangutans have lost habitat in asia