New Britain Palm Oil
palm oil

New Britain Palm Oil


Established in 1967, New Britain Palm Oil Limited (NBPOL) focuses mainly on palm oil in Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands. It manages plantations and operate processing facilities which mostly handle certified sustainable palm material. The company produces and distributes RSPO certified palm oil under the identity preserved model which means its palm oil is traceable to the plantation level. The company is also actively involved in research, focusing on seed production and plant breeding to optimise crop yields in oil palm growing regions.

RSPO Member : Yes RSPO Member : Yes

Environmental, Social, Governance Rating (SPOTT)


Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) rating from SPOTT - Sustainability Policy Transparency Toolkit.
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Market cap

Not listed

100% owned subsidiary



hectares (in Papua New Guinea)

Supply chain position


Grower of oil palm | Processor and trader of crude palm oil and palm kernel oil | Refiner

Refineries / capacity


refineries (one in PNG and one in UK)

NDPE Policy


No Deforestation, No peat, No exploitation

Market served

International, European

Parent Company

Sime Darby


New Britain Oils Ltd. Ramu Agri-Industries Limited, Markham Farming Company Limited, Guadalcanal Plains Palm Oil Ltd., Orangerie Bay Plantations Limited, Dami Australia Pty Lid. Ultra Oleum Pte Ltd


Crude palm oil and palm kernel oil (which is often processed at refineries owned by parent company, Sime Darby)


Farmers, indigenous peoples thumb down expansion of oil palm plantations
November 5, 2015
ICCC to start investigation into Markham Farming Company's acquisition
August 31, 2018
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