South Australia’s Robern Menz, in an Australian first for confectionery manufacturers, is proud to announce that all products that contain palm oil leaving its Glynde factory will be manufactured using 100% fully segregated, Certified Sustainable Palm Oil (CSPO).
Robern Menz General Manager of Operations, Richard Sims said “As a member of the International Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), Robern Menz is committed to sustainable palm oil production and to its corporate values as a pro-active, solution-oriented and socially responsible organisation.”
The use of palm oil has been a hot topic with unsustainable palm oil cultivation in many areas having negative impacts on the environment, including indiscriminate forest clearing, habitat loss for threatened and endangered species.
The greatest benefit to the Australian consumer as a result of the change will be with respect to their choc coated honeycomb products, of which they are the largest supplier in Australia.
Where does Robern Menz Palm oil come from?
Robern Menz palm is purchased solely from United Plantations which has over 11 Plantations and 6 Mills in the Northern parts of Malaysia. United Plantations was awarded as the world’s first certified producer of sustainable palm oil by The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) on the 26th August 2008.