Palm oil contains and equal proportions of oleic acids and unsaturated acids. It is a natural source of Vitamin E and is a very rich source of beta-carotene. Palm oil is completely different from Palm Kernel Oil and should not be used as a substitute. Palm oil is used in cold process soap to help harden the bar and is typically used as a replacement for tallow in all vegetable oil recipes.
Our supplier is working closely with the growers to aim at environmental sustainability. They are also a member of the RSPO. This program is designed to encourage Palm Oil producers to conduct their livelihoods in a sustainable and responsible manner.
The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), an organization that supports sustainable palm oil production. For more information see their website here.