What's the benefits of palm oil?
Palm oil is widely used around the world. We can find palm oil in our food. While most people don't know the benefits of palm oil. Here we will introduce them to you.
Palm oil is an edible vegetable oil which contains saturated fats. The palm oil is derived from the fruit of the oil palm tree. The palm tree is planted in tropical countries. While it is grown commercially mainly in Indonesia and Malaysia. Indonesia and Malaysia is account for 85% of global palm oil production.
The palm fruit yields palm oil and palm kernel oil. Palm oil is extracted from the pulp of the palm fruit. The palm oil is edible and used primarily in food products. Palm kernel oil which is extracted from the seed of the fruit and is used mainly in the manufacture of soaps and cosmetics. The palm kernel cake also can be used as animal feed or as biofuel for generating electricity.
Oil palm is highly productive. The palm fruit can get more oil than other vegetable oil from the same land. As a result, palm oil production has become an important source of income and a major part of the economy in the regions where it is grown, providing livelihoods for local communities and helping to lift people out of poverty.