AIC Confirms Sustainable Supply Chain in the UK: Sourced from Sustainable Palm Oil

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James McCulloch, Head of Animal Feed at the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC). Photo by: Special

PALMOILMAGAZINE, JAKARTA – Ensuring sustainability in agriculture is paramount, encompassing environmental, economic, and social dimensions. Sustainable agricultural practices harmonize these three pillars to ensure a balance between long-term productivity and ecological well-being.

According to James McCulloch, Head of Animal Feed at the Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC), the agricultural supply chain plays a crucial role in achieving sustainability. Its significance cannot be underestimated as it provides essential inputs such as fertilizers, feed, seeds, and plant protection products.

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“These inputs empower farmers and smallholders to cultivate sustainable food for markets in the United Kingdom (UK), aligning with government policies that prioritize sustainable agricultural production,” he emphasized, as reported by, citing the official page of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) on Friday (24/5/2024).

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He also said that Agricultural Industries Confederation (AIC) significantly plays its roles in the ecosystem. AIC confirmed that the members supply the products that qualified the regulation and would help the farmers to produce sustainable, affordable, and most importantly, safe – foods.

To support the mission, AIC established Palm Oil Credit System that would enable its members to purchase credit that guarantees the sources of sustainable palm oil. The system would escalate transparency and traceability which are significant to maintain the trust and obedience in the supply chain.

Technical Manager, AIC, Roberta Reeve said that sustainable food production would need business to implement policy and initiatives that promote sustainability.

“AIC would help the members to qualify the government’s commitment and industrial standards, for instance, promoting the use of products in palm oil – base which was responsibly produced. This showed the commitment to the practices of sustainability,” he said.

The organization partner also supported it, such as, RSPO. The sustainable source would be the priority for the next years.

As the conclusion, sustainable agriculture demands multifaceted approach, integrates environmental cultivation, economic worthy, and social responsibility. The organization, such as, AIC would be very significant to guide agricultural industries heading to sustainability, confirm that food production qualified the demands on transparency, traceability and regulation obedience that keep increasing.

“By encouraging this kind of initiative, agricultural sectors would keep providing sustainable food solution, support both the environment and economy,” James McCulloch said. (T2)

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