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Organic or Conventional Palm Oil. Mainstream sustainability standards vs. organic standards

Angulo, Jessenia (2014) Organic or Conventional Palm Oil. Mainstream sustainability standards vs. organic standards. Paper at: IFOAM Organic World Congress 2014, Istanbul, Turkey, 13-15 October 2014. [Completed]

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Consumers are requesting more information about the nutritious characteristics, social and, environmental responsibility around the products they are purchasing; but instead of facing an organic mainstream movement, new conventional standards are in the market. This document presents the main differences in the field implementation between the RSPO and the organic certification.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:sustainable, palm oil, organic, standards
Agrovoc keywords:
Subjects: Farming Systems > Social aspects
Values, standards and certification > Consumer issues
Environmental aspects
Knowledge management
Values, standards and certification > Regulation
Research affiliation: Ecuador
International Conferences > 2014: 18th IFOAM OWC Practitioners Track
Related Links:http://www.rspo.org/file/IG-1%20(Low%20Res).pdf, http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=OJ:L:2007:189:0001:0023:EN:PDF, http://www.rainforest-rescue.org/topics/palm-oil, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palm_oil
Deposited By: Angulo, Miss Jessenia
ID Code:23338
Deposited On:02 Mar 2015 10:38
Last Modified:02 Mar 2015 10:39
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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