Forty nine young entrepreneurs graduated from the inaugural FGV Young Entrepreneurs Programme 2018 on 7 November 2018. The programme, which was developed and implemented by FGV Holdings Berhad, was designed to equip the next generation of FELDA settlers with the necessary skill sets required within the plantation industry. FGV has also carved out RM2.5 million worth of contracts from its annual procurement budget to give these young entrepreneurs a head start in the business world.Read more
FGV Holdings Berhad (FGV) in collaboration with the Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB), has achieved impressive results in biodiesel testing using a 10% (B10) palm methyl ester (PME) mixture in its logistics, plant and plant operations.
The objective of the B10 usage test is a sign of support for government efforts to increase the current B7 biodiesel usage mandate to B10 and to prove scientifically that an increase of 3% does not negatively impact the performance and safety of transport and industrial machinery.
FGV Group President and Chief Executive Officer, Dato’ Zakaria Arshad said FGV and MPOB conducted a comprehensive B10 usage test since August 2017 through the logistics division before being expanded to selected plantation and mill sectors beginning May 2018.Read more