What you should know BEFORE you start your Easter egg hunt

As we kick back and chow down on a whole lot of chocolate in the coming weeks, I wondered how many of us had ever stopped and considered the effects these said Easter Eggs and Hot Cross Buns were having on the environment? It seems like a stretch doesn’t it? I mean how can my humble Easter egg affect the entire world? Well, if you’re gearing up to make some Cadbury, Lindt or Darrell Lea chocolate varieties this Easter, this is something you might want to read first (and for those that are wondering, I’m not talking about the packaging, although that doesn’t help the situation either).
What am I talking about exactly? I’m talking about Palm Oil…

What’s wrong with Palm Oil?

So many of us know we shouldn’t buy products that contain Palm Oil, but do we really understand why? What is Palm Oil? Palm oil is a type of vegetable oil derived from the palm fruit, grown on the African oil-palm tree. The palm fruit yields both palm oil and palm kernel oil. Palm oil is extracted […]