After the amendment of the Government Buying Standard for food and catering in 2012, all food and catering products bought by central Government must meet sustainability requirements by the end of 2015. This amendment now requires the availability of certified palm oil from suppliers. The UK hospitality industry relies heavily on palm oil for ingredients for cooking and cleaning products. For this reason the BHA supports the UK Government goal of achieving 100% sourcing of sustainable palm oil by the end of 2015. The link below provides a step by step guide to support your businesses in its journey towards procuring sustainable palm oil.