Iceland brings back palm oil as Ukraine war sends food prices higher

Iceland Clapham

Frozen food specialist Iceland is reluctantly using palm oil again in some own-brand products as the Ukraine war has sent the price of the alternative, sunflower oil, rocketing. 

Iceland’s reversion to the use of palm oil is on a temporary basis and is done “with regret”.  The grocer has been a prominent campaigner against the use of palm oil, which is a contributor to deforestation.

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