Palm Oil Substitutes

Also known as vegetable lard, palm oil and its derivatives are used in toiletries, processed foods and margarine. It is a solid at room temperature, and can be used as a high-heat cooking oil. However, palm oil is high in saturated fats, and its cultivation can be harmful to the environment–jungles and rainforests are often

BIO DIESEL: VARIOUS PRODUCTION METHODS

Biodiesel has been produced on an industrial scale in the European Union since 1992. Biodiesel is a renewable fuel produced from vegetable oils such as rape seed oil, sunflower seed oil, soybean oil and also used frying oils (UFO) or animal fats. And even so the production of biodiesel is a complex process indeed, the glycerin that is being distilled

What kind of edible oil is best to our health

What kind of edible oil is best to our health? First of all, we should know that each type of oil has its own characteristic that is suited for different applications. All cooking oils are a combination of saturated, unsaturated fats. Before getting to cooking oil application, below information will help us get into a

A negative side-effect of palm oil production

A negative side-effect of palm oil production – apart from its impact on people’s health due to the high level of saturated fat – is that the palm oil business is a key driver of deforestation in countries such as Indonesia and Malaysia. Indonesia is the world’s largest producer and exporter of palm oil but