PALM OIL, BY THE NUMBERS

  • by: Jim Freitag
  • Updated: November 30, 2008 - 11:45 AM

Palm oil is the world’s leading vegetable oil. Consumption in the United States has soared from 324,000 metric tons in 2005 to more than a million today. It can be found in everything from Twizzlers candy to Newman’s Own cookies.

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