How Does Palm Oil Affect The Life Of Food Products Essay

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According to Jane Goodall, “ Chimpanzees, gorillas, orangutans have been [lasting] for hundreds of thousands of years in their forest, living [wild] lives, never overpopulating, never destroying the forest. I would [state] that they have been in a way more successful than us as far as being in [concord] with the environment” (Environment Quotes). Palm oil nourishes one’s appearance and rejuvenate the life of food products. The demand for this product has greatly increased in the past years, but this has created problems. The primary harvest area is deep in the rainforests. Broadly speaking, the rainforests have the proper ambience to produce palm oil, but it 's also home to many plant and animal species that can’t be found anyplace else. The requirement for palm oil has resulted in the deforestation of the timber, the loss of species, ecosystems, natural resources, gaseous mixtures, and the quality of water and land.

Palm Oil is a vegetable oil that is applied to many foods and routine household items which can grow on palm tree in the abundance of rainforests. It first got its appearance in West Africa, where it was considered a crop 5,000 years ago and the earliest commodities traded to Egypt. History changing events, such as the expansion of overseas trade and the British Industrial Revolution expanded the international market for palm oil. Founded in 1917, Malaysia is the first commercial plantation whose palm oil is becoming a major industry (Malaysian Palm Oil).…

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