Going palm oil free
Is it possible to completely avoid palm oil?

Posts Tagged ‘chocolate

Day 3 – Shiny solutions and caramel squares

February 19, 2010

Today I was at work – no chance to cook, prepare or buy food for myself; at the mercy of the staff restaurant and work colleagues. On a day full of birthdays the office was brimming with biscuits, cookies, breadsticks and cakes, all oozing with palm oil. Or, so I thought … fortunately for me […]

Doesn’t “organic” mean “sustainable”?

August 13, 2009

The biggest influence for me in writing this blog is knowing that people who are following what I am doing are influenced by the same things. Everyone loves some foods that contain palm oil and so many people have been willing to give up their favourites to support the orangutans’ plight and to support my […]


July 28, 2009

OK – palm oil is everywhere but I keep coming back to chocolate. Perhaps in the same way that my focus on saving¬†orangutans is focusing on just one charismatic indicator species of a larger problem (mass extinctions, from climate change and human induced habitat loss), then chocolate is my “charismatic indicator species” of the palm […]


July 6, 2009

So here’s a post about the UK’s favourite chocolate manufacturer, Cadbury’s. Friend of¬† gorillas the world over (yes, they did *that* viral advert) Over the last 48 hours or so I’ve a heard a lot from friends and other campaigners in New Zealand and Australia. There is outrage that Cadbury’s are downgrading their chocolate in […]