Powered by Palm Oil

Palm oil is a key ingredient in many of the products we take for granted, from the food we eat to the biofuel that powers our vehicles.

We’ve partnered with four Indonesians to show the role that sustainably-produced palm oil plays in their lives, enabling their businesses to grow while benefitting the economy.

Together with RSPO, GIMNI and APROBI, we’re telling their stories to highlight the positive impact of sustainably-produced palm oil.

Because everyday life is Powered by Palm Oil.

Anisa Sulandana – The Restaurateur

Over the last decade, Anisa Sulandana has been a key part of the food and beverage industry in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Overseeing six of the most popular restaurants and bars in the city, Anisa has seen the important role palm oil has played in her businesses, as one of a variety of sustainable ingredients used by her chefs and staff.

Denre Sonda – The Exporter

After being inspired by a close friend to venture into the import and export industry, Denre Sonda has never looked back.

Sustainable cooking oil is in huge demand across South-East Asia and it wasn’t long until he settled on working with the Harumas cooking oil brand, exporting it to the Philippines.

Recognizing that customers’ needs are constantly evolving, Denre has had to ensure that his products are traceable and sustainable, guaranteeing it meets expectations.

Kwik Wan Tien – The Healthy Food Entrepreneur

Kwik Wan Tien grew up in a family that lived by the saying “you are what you eat”.

The need for a balanced nutritious diet was drilled into her from a young age. From there, she had the vision to form WRP, a brand focusing on healthy and delicious products for people.

After improving your daily diet, Kwik believes confidence will come from within, and she has worked with thousands of women, seeing their lives improve drastically.

She commits to using nothing but the best ingredients in her products, products rich in antioxidants and vitamins such as sustainable palm oil.

Ryan Haryanto – The Car Racer

The Haryanto family name has been synonymous with car racing for the best part of two decades. Former champion driver Ryan Haryanto talks to us about his long lasting love of cars and racing, and how he is optimistic about the way the sport is heading.

Ryan highlights the major role technology is playing in modernizing people’s way of thinking, supporting government efforts in promoting renewable energy for vehicles such as the use of biodiesel.

What is sustainable palm oil?

At Apical, we place sustainability at the heart of our business.

We are certified by international bodies including ISCC, RSPO, and GMP. We have 100% traceability to mills, and 99.5% traceability to plantations, with a target of 100% in 2021, the highest level of traceability in the industry.

In its most recent Sustainable Palm Oil Transparency Toolkit (SPOTT) assessment by the Zoological Society of London, Apical achieved a score of 89.4%, placing it among the top 10 companies worldwide.

Global demand for edible oils is growing, and oil palms are dramatically more efficient than rival crops such as soybean and sunflower, which require up to 10 times as much land to produce the same volume of oil.

Sustainably-produced palm oil is the solution to that demand, and Apical is proud to be a part of it.