MALAYSIAN PALM OIL BOARD

  MPOB QUALITY ASSURANCE

 

MPOB's Role in Quality Assurance 

MPOB's function in promoting and regulating quality practices in the palm oil industry is stipulated in its Act :- 

  • to regulate, register, co-ordinate and promote all activities relating to the planting, supply, sale, purchase, distribution, movement, storage, surveying, testing, inspecting, brokering, brokering, export and import of oil palm products, and the milling of oil palm fruit; 

  • to promote the efficient marketing and handling of oil palm products; to promote, control and monitor measures towards attaining a high quality for oil palm products; and 

  • to do such other things as it deems fit to enable it to perform its functions effectively or which are incidental to the performance of its functions.

This Act also empowers MPOB to discharge the above function through the following means: 

  • to regulate the oil palm industry, including by the implementation of registration and licensing schemes; 

  • to prescribe the standards or grades of oil palm and oil palm products; and 

  • to do such other things as it deems fit to enable it to perform its functions effectively or which are incidental to the performance of its functions.

Malaysian Palm Oil Board (Licensing) Regulations 2005 provides that any persons who move, sell, purchase, export, import, store, survey or test any oil palm product must be licensed. In issuing the license, MPOB imposes conditions and quality determinations to regulate the trade and to promote quality practices to ensure the products or services rendered is of the highest quality. 

 

Licensing and Enforcement Division
Malaysian Palm Oil Board
Wisma Sawit, Lot 6, SS 6, 
Jalan Perbandaran,
47301 Kelana Jaya, Selangor, MALAYSIA
Tel : 603-78035544  Fax: 603-7803 4014