Malaysian Palm Oil Trail: Chef Frederic Raymond Paul Cerchi on Cooking with Palm Oil

Discover the latest video with French Chef Frederic Raymond Paul Cerchi

Chef Frederic Raymond Paul Cerchi is Program Director at Taylor’s University on Patisserie and Gastronomic. Originally from South France, he has been cooking for many prestigious restaurants, including Michelin starred restaurants. He previously worked in Paris, Brussels, Aswan, Amsterdam, Bangkok and Marrakech.

 

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Malaysian Palm Oil Council Applauds French Government for Withdrawing Palm Oil Tax

Kuala Lumpur (23 June 2016) – The Malaysian Palm Oil Council congratulates the French National Assembly MPs who rejected the palm oil tax during their plenary session yesterday, confirming the deletion of the discriminatory tax against palm oil.

The Senate will now have a chance to put an end to the protectionist palm oil tax campaign by confirming the deletion of the tax when it meets in early July.

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ICYMI: Why Europe’s Biofuel Policy is Failing

In an opinion editorial featured in The Star, the CEO of the Malaysian Palm Oil Council, Dr. Yusof Basiron, writes about Europe’s flawed biofuel policy following a recent report by the EU lobbyist, pressure group, Transport & Environment, on the role of Palm Oil in the European biofuels market.

The Star: Demonising imports, a failed economic strategy.

By Dr. Yusof Basiron

“Protectionism is the dominant force in Europe. My Read More

The Facts About Palm Oil Biodiesel

Transport and Environment (T&E), the radical left-wing NGO, last week launched a new campaign to remove Palm Oil biodiesel from the European marketplace.  T&E launched the supposed ‘exposé’ of the amount of Palm-based biodiesel in Europe. The ‘shocking truth’ of what Transport and Environment revealed was that Palm-based biodiesel use in Europe had increased over the past five years.

The timing of their campaign was curious.  In the last few … Read More

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Malaysian Palm Oil Council: Campaign Against Palm Oil Biodiesel a Rehash of Old, Debunked Claims

Kuala Lumpur (16 June 2016) – The Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) is disappointed that the negative campaign against Palm Oil biodiesel – which was proven conclusively wrong in 2009 and 2014 – has once again surfaced. Comments from Green NGOs in various media are simply a rehash of the old, discriminatory arguments that have been debunked and seek to harm Palm Oil to the benefit of less efficient oils, … Read More

Malaysian Palm Oil Council Condemns French Sustainable Development Committee for Re-instating the Palm Oil Tax

Kuala Lumpur (15 June 2016) – The Malaysian Palm Oil Council condemns the French National Assembly MPs who met during the Sustainable Development Committee yesterday to re-instate the discriminatory tax against palm oil, which had been rejected by the French Senate.

The tax was passed as part of the Biodiversity Bill, after Socialist MP Genevieve Gaillard, rapporteur, proposed to re-introduce the 90EUR per tonne tax on palm oil. This action … Read More

Malaysian Palm Oil Council to President Hollande: Drop the Discriminatory Palm Oil Tax

Kuala Lumpur (25 May 2016) – The Malaysian Palm Oil Council calls on Senators and MPs meeting today before the Commission Mixte Paritaire to reject the discriminatory tax against palm oil.

The CEO of MPOC, Dr Yusof Basiron, issued the following statement:

“We urge Senators and MPs to affirm the decision of the Senate and reject the discriminatory tax against palm oil. The tax hurts more than 300,000 small farmers Read More

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Norway to Developing Countries: Do As I Say, Not As I Do

The Financial Times reports that Norway is moving ever closer to allowing toxic waste to be dumped in pristine wildlife-supporting fjords, as well as opening up new areas of Norway’s natural habitats for fossil fuel development.

Obviously this is about as hypocritical as it gets, even Norwegian environmentalists are calling it so.

This news may be surprising to some: the international media’s focus on Norway is normally that of … Read More

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