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Greenpeace roars: Nestle, give orangutans a break

Greenpeace campaigners abseiled into Nestle’s annual shareholders meeting last Thursday to urge the food giant to stop using palm oil harvested from rainforest destruction.

The environmental group claims Nestle is still using palm oil harvested by clearing swathes of Asian rainforests in some of the chocolate bars it makes.

Nestle announced last month that it was dropping Indonesian firm Sinar Mas, the world’s largest palm oil producer, as a supplier following protests, three months after Anglo-Dutch multinational Unilever severed ties.

(Source: The Bali Times)