Mars claims its palm oil is deforestation-free after ditching hundreds of suppliers

Cecilia Keating
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But confectionery giant warns businesses need to work together to fix 'broken' palm oil supply chains that further destruction of tropical forests

US confectionary, food, and pet care giant Mars claims to have eliminated deforestation from its palm oil supply chain after shrinking the number of mills it works with from 1,500 to a few hundred, it...

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