Global Foodies! From rainforest to your cupboard: the real story of palm oil
Check this very interactive article from The Guardian regarding the journey of palm oil from rainforest to our cupboard. Surprisingly, up to 50% of the products that we buy contain palm oil, from processed food, shampoo, soap, to cosmetics. As the population continue to grow the demand of palm oil also keep increasing. This lead to a lot more rainforest conversed to palm oil plantation. In Indonesia, forest fires are still remain the most efficient tool to do so if we look at the cost when hard machine and labor involved even though it is not legal. Thus, we need to find sustainable solution to replace palm oil consumption as soon as possible.