Mars misses sustainable palm oil target

Mars has become the third company to miss its sustainable palm oil target in recent months but is still pushing on with separate deforestation goals

Mars uses 0.2% of the world’s palm oil supplies (Photo: Nirut Joramas)Food giant Mars has launched three new policies aimed at reducing deforestation in its beef, soy and paper and pulp supply chains, despite narrowly missing out on its sustainable palm oil target.

In March 2014, Mars committed to developing a fully traceable pipeline back to known palm oil processing mills by the end of 2014 .

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