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Bloomtown Sugar Scrub

April 24th, 2018


Truro –Cornwall-based beauty company Bloomtown Ltd has received Orangutan Alliance palm oil-free certification for its full range body & skincare, becoming the first company in the UK to do so.

Recent news of supermarket chain Iceland’s plans to remove palm oil from its own brand products has put the spotlight on the environmental issues caused by palm oil cultivation, namely the clearing of virgin rainforest in Indonesia and Malaysia, which is driving the extinction of critically endangered orangutans, tigers, elephants and rhinos.

Launched in 2017, the Orangutan Alliance International Palm Oil-Free Certification team is comprised of qualified food, beauty, product development and sustainability experts who wanted to assist through consumer choice on the issue of conflict palm oil. Orangutan Alliance, a registered charity, advocates for consumer choice as well as supports...

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