The Palm Fruit

Photo | 12 July, 2012

These seeds are ready for the press. The fruit itself is turned into “Palm oil”, while the nut is used for “Palmiste oil”. This is the local variety grown by smallholders. Herakles Farms plan to grow improved varieties that are sold to them by IRAD, a Cameroon institute who also issued the controversial ecological assessment stating that plantations are only secondary degraded forest.02/19/2012degradated forest.02/19/2012

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