Nestle drops contested Indonesian palm oil supplier


Swiss food giant Nestle says it would stop purchasing palm oil from Astra Agro Lestari, an Indonesian firm whose farming practices have come under fire from activists. – EPA pic, September 30, 2022.

SWISS food giant Nestle said today it would stop purchasing palm oil from Astra Agro Lestari (AAL), an Indonesian firm whose farming practices have come under fire from activists.

Nestle, known for its KitKat chocolate bars and Nespresso coffee capsules, said it had instructed its direct suppliers to stop purchases from three AAL-linked entities. 


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