Use of Palm Oil in Girl Scout Cookies baked by Little Brownie Bakers
a subsidiary of the Kellogg Company.
The Kellogg Company has been listening carefully to the concerns of
consumers regarding the impact that the production of palm oil has on
the environment. Kellogg has made a commitment to help to reduce
deforestation from palm oil production by purchasing GreenPalm
certificates covering 100 percent of its global palm oil use.
Estimates show that only six percent of the current global supply of
palm oil is sustainably grown.
The proceeds from the sale of these certificates is used to support
palm oil plantations as they transition to certified, sustainable
growing practices. This approach encourages palm plantations to make
continuous improvements that will ultimately lead to an increase in
production of sustainable palm oil with environmental, social, and