Nowadays, besides the functionality of a product, more and more often the factor of responsibility that we have towards our future generations and our environment comes to the fore. In line with this principle, we are doing our utmost to offer alternatives that have long been known sources of supply and that focus on sustainability.
Specifically, we would like to introduce Magnesium stearate, which is commonly obtained commercially with stearic acid from animal fats. In addition to this we also have vegan Magnesium stearate in our portfolio, which is produced with stearic acid from palm oil.
Since there is increasing criticism of the commercial palm oil production that sustainable production cannot be proven, we added an additional product with RSPO certification several years ago. The aim of the RSPO (Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil) is to promote sustainable cultivation methods for palm oil, thereby limiting environmental damage associated with palm oil production.
The RSPO was founded in 2004 on the initiative of the WWF and, in addition to those involved in the palm oil supply chain, also assembles other interested parties, such as environmental associations and other NGOs, but also investors and banks. Magnesia GmbH itself is a member of the RSPO.
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