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Global Agri-trade Corporation Introduces RSPO Segregated Grade Palm Bakery and Fry Shortenings to North America

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LONG BEACH, Calif., June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Agri-trade Corporation (GATC), a premier supplier of certified sustainable palm products, announced today the introduction of Olera GOLD® Low Color Palm Shortening, a 100% Certified Sustainable multi-purpose palm shortening.

Olera GOLD® Low Color Palm Shortening, a non-hydrogenated shortening will be available in 50 lbs. cases and in bulk starting June 2014. Working in close partnership with environmentally responsible palm oil companies, GATC has set a goal of offering palm products that are certified sustainable to the standards set by the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) at Segregated (SG) and Mass Balance (MB) levels.

Commenting on Olera GOLD®, Jignesh Bhatt, Executive Director for GATC said, "The US and Canadian companies that have made a superior commitment to sustainability for palm oil will be encouraged to see that 100% certified sustainable palm shortenings will now be available nationwide at competitive prices. We are excited to be one of the first companies to offer RSPO Segregated Grade Palm Bakery and Fry Shortening products in North America."

About Global Agri-trade Corporation
Global Agri-trade Corporation, a privately owned company located in Long Beach, California, is one of the largest importers of palm oil and coconut oil products sold in North America under the brand names Olera® and Copia respectively. The company has distribution centers in California, Texas, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Washington, British Columbia, Quebec and Ontario. The team of technical and trading experts at GATC use its combined experience of over 70 years in the fats and oils industry to provide excellence in customer service and product quality to customers in US and Canada since 2003.

GATC is a proud RSPO member since 2010 and RSPO Supply Chain certified company.  Since 2013, GATC and its affiliated company Natu'oil Services Inc. in Canada have been offering RSPO Certified Sustainable palm products in North America.

For more information, please contact Dr. Tiger Tangavelu of Global Agri-trade Corporation at 562.716.8330 or email at Global Agri-trade Corporation will be exhibiting at Booth 5421 at IFT Annual Meeting happening June 21st to June 24th in New Orleans.

Jignesh Bhatt, Executive Director

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