The oil palm sector is one of the major industries in Malaysia. Since the 1970s, Malaysia has been the largest producer and exporter of palm oil products in the world. In the year 2000, Malaysia produced 10.84 million tonnes of palm oil which accounted for 49.9% of the world palm oil production or about 9.4% of world total production of oils and fats. Malaysia exported 9.08 million tonnes of palm oil during the year 2000. Malaysia is also the largest producer and exporter of palm kernel products, especially palm kernel oil and palm kernel cake (PKC). In the year 2000, Malaysia produced 1.38 million tonnes of palm kernel oil and 1.64 tonnes of PKC. Of these, 0.52 million tonnes of palm kernel oil and 1.35 million tonnes of PKC were exported.
Keywords: MPOB PUBLICATIONS, PALM KERNEL, OIL PALM KERNEL WASTE, PALM OIL, FEEDS