INTERNATIONAL COM


Go to content

PALM OIL

PRODUCT > OILS

PALM OIL, BEING VEGETABLE OILS, IS CHOLESTEROL-FREE. HAVING A NATURALLY SEMI SOLID CHARACTERISTIC AT ROOM TEMPERATURE WITH A SPECIFIC ORIGIN MELTING POINT BETWEEN 33 DEG TO 39 DEG, IT DOES NOT REQUIRE HYDROGENATION FOR USE AS A FOOD AN INGREDIENT. CPO IS DEEP ORANGE RED IN COLOUR DUE TO THE HIGH CONTENT OF NATURAL CAROTENES. PALM OIL IS RICH SOURCE OF CAROTENOIDS AND VITAMIN E WHICH CONFERS NATURAL STABILITY AGAINST OXIDATIVE DETERIORATION.FRACTIONATION SEPARATES OIL INTO LIQUID AND SOLID FRACTIONS. PALM OIL CAN BE FRACTIONATED INTO LIQUID (OLEIN) AND SOLID (STEARIN) COMPONENTS.
PALM OIL HAS A BALANCED RATIO OF UNSATURATED AND SATURATED FATTY ACIDS. IT CONTAINS 40% OLEIC ACID (MONOUNSATURATED FATTY ACID), 10% LINOLEIC ACID (POLYUNSATURATED FATTY ACID ), 45% PALMITIC ACID AND 5% STEARIC ACID (SATURATED FATTY ACID). THIS COMPOSITION RESULTS IN EDIBLE OIL THAT SUITABLE FOR USE IN A VARIETY OF FOOD APPLICATIONS.

PLEASE SEND US YOUR INQUIRY

PALM OLEIN IS THE LIQUID FRACTION OBTAINED BY FRACTIONATION OF PALM OIL AFTER CRYSTALLIZATION AT CONTROLLED TEMPERATURES. THE PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF PALM OLEIN DIFFER FROM THOSE OF PALM OIL. IT IS FULLY LIQUID IN WARM CLIMATE AND HAS A NARROW RANGE OF GLYCERIDES.

IN ADDITION TO FINDING USES AS IN THE CASE OF PALM OIL, PALM OLEIN IS WIDELY USED AS A COOKING OIL. IT ALSO BLENDS PERFECTLY WITH OTHER POPULAR VEGETABLE OILS THAT ARE TRADITIONALLY USED IN MANY PARTS OF THE WORLD ; PROMPTING A NICKNAME 'BLENDING PARTNER' FOR PALM OLEIN. FOR EXAMPLE, IN JAPAN, REFINED PALM OLEIN IS BLENDED WITH RICE BRAN AND IN MALAYSIA, IT IS BLENDED WITH GROUNDNUT OIL.

LIKE PALM OIL, PALM OLEIN IS ALSO WIDELY USED AS A FRYING OIL AND MUCH OF ITS POPULARITY IS DUE TO ITS GOOD RESISTANCE TO OXIDATION AND FORMATION OF BREAKDOWN PRODUCTS AT FRYING TEMPERATURES AND LONGER SHELF LIFE OF FINISHED PRODUCTS. IN FACT, PALM OLEIN IS CONSIDERED AS THE GOLD STANDARD IN FRYING AND IS PERHAPS, ON ITS OWN, THE MOST WIDELY USED FRYING OIL IN THE WORLD!

GENERAL SPECIFICATION

HOME PAGE | PRODUCT | CONTAC US | Site Map


Back to content | Back to main menu