Palm oil

Palm oil produced in large scale is associated with serious consequences for people and environment. The requirement secures traceability of the palm oil.

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To be awarded points or price deduction in the evaluation of the bid, the supplier shall confirm in the bid that palm oil, palm kernel oil, palm oil derivatives or palm kernel oil derivatives are produced according to:

  • Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO)1 or similar system, or
  • Council Regulation (EC) nr 834/207 on organic production and labelling of organic products and repealing


Ingoing raw materials in the product < 1 %.

1Accepted traceability systems are: Mass Balance, Segregated and Identity Preserved. Identity preserved: palm oil from a identified certified source kept separate from other palm oil in the supply chain. Segregated: palm oil from different certified sources, kept separate from other palm oil in the supplier chain Mass balance: palm oil from certified sources mixed with other palm oil from the supply chain.