In the Spotlight: Palm Oil 1 x 47', HD
The palm oil industry is one of the most contentious and misunderstood industries today. From a humble indigenous tree in West Africa it has become an eyesore and environmental danger to some, while to others it is a major source of GDP and the livelihood of many developing countries.
In this one-hour investigative documentary we will look at the historical background to this industry, its economic significance to South East Asia and its importance as well as its ever increasing dominance in the world today.
On average, 1 in 10 products on your supermarket shelf contains palm oil, how is it labelled, how is it treated and is it harmful to your body?
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