‘Explore palm oil bioactives market’

  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 01 Aug 2017

Good potential: Mah reading the benefit of a palm-based health product displayed on the packaging box at the Palm International Nutra-Cosmeceutical conference in Putrajaya.

PUTRAJAYA: The palm-based bioactives sector is set to be the future of palm oil downstream activities, given the ever-growing demand for such products from health conscious consumers.

Relatively new in Malaysia, the bioactives sector holds the potential to further boost the economy and companies should explore its possibilities, said Plantation Industries and Commodities Minister Datuk Seri Mah Siew Keong.

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