Palm oil free product recommendations #1

In recent months, I have been working hard listing some amazing palm oil free companies on my Shop Palm Oil Free website. In a bid to provide them with a bit more exposure and educate people further on the issues around palm oil, I have also reviewed a few products. Initially, I had intended to keep my two sites separate and not review palm oil free products on here. However, I have been genuinely surprised at how brilliant some of these products are and I wanted to share them. So firstly, what’s the big deal with palm oil? Well to…

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Making a stand against palm oil

A few weeks ago, I wrote this blog post about palm oil, and what would happen if we stopped using it.  When I published it, I had just started to reduce the amount of palm oil I used myself and found it so, so difficult. It really is in virtually everything.  From margarine to cosmetics to shampoo, to biscuits, chocolate, crisps, lip balm, sun cream, washing products. You name it, it’s in there.  With a very small number of exceptions, big corporations have very little interest in the ethical issues associated with palm oil use.  They don’t seem to care…

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