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Apical: Driving Sustainable Change in the Palm Oil Sector

By June 9, 2023No Comments

The world’s second largest vegetable oil processor recently entered the sustainable aviation fuel market, signaling its commitment to advancing net zero goals.

Palm oil is present in a diverse range of everyday products, ranging from food and personal care to thousands of household items. It is estimated that palm oil is used in more than 50% of packaged supermarket products globally. However, in line with the global sustainability momentum, the palm oil industry is also having to tackle some key questions. How can palm oil companies operate more sustainably? And can the industry effectively mitigate its impacts on the environment?

One company that is addressing these questions head on by continuously enhancing its sustainability commitments is Apical. Part of the Singapore-headquartered RGE group of companies, Apical is the world’s second largest vegetable oil processor with a customer base in over 60 countries.

Its key business segments include bulk oils, functional and specialty fats, oleochemicals and renewable fuels. With integrated assets in strategic locations across Indonesia, China and Spain, Apical operates numerous refineries, oleochemical plants, renewable fuel plants and kernel crushing plants. Through joint ventures and strategic partnerships, Apical also has processing and distribution operations in Brazil, India, Pakistan, the Philippines, the Middle East, Africa, the USA and Vietnam.

Read the complete article in Forbes Asia