The oil palm tree is naturally endowed and requires relatively low maintenance compared to other trees. These qualities and more makes it much-coveted across the world.
Oil palm is widely regarded as the most efficient oilseed crop in the world - one hectare of oil palm is able to produce up to eight times more oil than other leading oilseed crops. The efficiency of its production, low cost and stability of the oil makes it the most attractive and widely-used vegetable oil in the world. Oil palm is also ubiquitous in global products, including food, cosmetics, detergents, plastics, industrial chemicals, and biofuels.