Red palm oil has an earthy, robust flavor. It gets it's orangeish-red color from the carotene it contains. It is delicious in soups and sauces as well as in sauteed or roasted vegetables.
GloryBee's Organic Red Palm Oil is a unprocessed, non-hydrogenated cooking oil. It is cold pressed from the fruit of the oil palm. Oil that is produced from the palm fruit is called red palm oil. It is made up of approximately 50% saturated fat which is considerably less than palm kernel oil; 40% unsaturated fat and 10% polyunsaturated fat. It contains approximately 50% medium chain fatty acids.
Color (Lovibond 5 1/2") Red: ≥ 37
Free Fatty Acids (Oleic): ≤ 3.5%
Moisture & Impurities: ≤ 0.05%
Slip Melting Point, °C: 36 - 39
Peroxide Value: ≤ 1.0 meq/kg
Solid Fat Content by NMR:
10°C 40 - 55
20°C 20 - 30
30°C 7 - 14
35°C 3 - 8
The product shelf life of red palm oil is dependent on storage conditions and is highly variable. It should be stored under cool, dry conditions and in a humidity controlled environment. The industry standard for shelf life, when stored under optimum conditions, is 18 months from the date of manufacture.
Note: The specifications listed above are averages only. For information on specific lots, please request via our sales department.