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Home / Products / All Test Kits / Food: Vegetable Oils Test Kit
Various oils used in cooking and processed food, including corn oil, groundnut oil, sunflower oil and rapeseed/canola oil. 29 vials.
Food: Vegetable Oils Test Kit
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Products sold as "vegetable oil" sold in supermarkets can come from various sources. Manufacturers will use different combinations of oils at different times.
Many of the oils are also used as carrier oils in massage.
VO 1 Almond Oil Limited use in cooking, but also used as amassage oil and in skin care preparations. VO 2 Almond Oil, Sweet Organic VO 3 Argan Oil Used in cooking especially in Morocco, also in cosmetics and taken as a nutritional supplement. VO 4 Avocado Oil Used in cooking and in personal care products and cosmetics. VO 5 Coconut Oil Used in baked goods, pastries, confectionery, and sautés. Also used in non-dairy creamers and snack foods including popcorn. Has become increasingly popular in health and natural food circles. VO 6 Coconut Oil, Virgin, Organic VO 7 Corn Oil One of the most common cooking oils; also used in salad dressing, margarine, mayonnaise, prepared goods like spaghetti sauce and baking mixes, and to fry prepared foods like potato chips and French fries. VO 8 Cottonseed Oil A major food oil, often used in industrial food processing. Margarine, shortening, salad dressings, commercially fried products. VO 9 Ghee Clarified butter that originated in India and is commonly used in South Asian (Indian, Bangladeshi, Nepali, Sri Lankan, and Pakistani) cuisine and ritual. (Not strictly a vegetable oil, but used in the same way in some countries.) VO 10 Grapeseed Oil Used in cooking and cosmetics. VO 11 Groundnut Oil / Peanut Oil / Arachis Oil Often used in Chinese, South Asian and Southeast Asian cuisine. Used to make soap. VO 12 Hazelnut Oil VO 13 Macadamia Oil Used in cooking (particularly in Australia); also used in cosmetics. VO 14 Mustard Seed Oil Often used for cooking in North India, Eastern India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan. VO 15 Olive Oil Used in cooking, cosmetics and soaps. VO 16 Olive Oil, Organic VO 17 Palm Oil Widely used in the commercial food industry. A common home cooking ingredient in the tropical belt of Africa, Southeast Asia and parts of Brazil. VO 18 Rapeseed/Canola Oil One of the most widely used cooking oils. VO 19 Rice Bran Oil Popular as a cooking oil in several Asian countries, including Japan and China. Also used in cosmetics, confectionery, shoe creams and polishing compounds. Used in the preparation of vegetable (non-butter) ghee. VO 20 Safflower Oil VO 21 Safflower Oil, Organic VO 22 Sesame Oil Used as a cooking oil in South India, it is often used as a flavor enhancer in Chinese, Japanese, Middle Eastern, Korean, and Southeast Asian cuisine. Used in Ayurvedic medicine. VO 23 Sesame Oil, Organic VO 24 Sesame Oil, Toasted VO 25 Soybean Oil/ Soya Bean Oil Accounts for about half of worldwide edible oil production. Also used as a base for some printing inks and oil paints. VO 26 Soybean Oil/ Soya Bean Oil, Organic VO 27 Sunflower Oil A common cooking oil. VO 28 Sunflower Oil, Organic VO 29 Walnut Oil Mainly used in cold dishes and salad dressings.
The production process of vegetable oil involves the removal of oil from plant components, typically seeds. This can be done via mechanical extraction using an oil mill or chemical extraction using a solvent. The extracted oil can then be purified and, if required, refined or chemically altered. Chemical extraction (using solvents) produces higher yields and is quicker and less expensive than mechanical extraction. The most common solvent is petroleum-derived hexane (in Industrial and Environmental Test Kit 3).
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