Healthy, natural sunflower oil is produced from oil type sunflower seeds. Sunflower oil is light in taste and appearance and supplies more Vitamin E than any other vegetable oil. It is a combination of monounsaturated and polyunsaturated fats with low saturated fat levels. The versatility of this healthy oil is recognized by cooks internationally.
Sunflower oil is valued for its light taste, frying performance and health benefits. Sunflower oil meets the needs of consumer and food manufacturers alike for a healthy and high performance non-transgenic vegetable oil.
Sunflower oil is mainly used in food or technical applications such as cooking oil, for biofuels and cosmetics in the UK. In South Africa sunflower oil is mainly used for cooking purposes in. The UK population is increasingly concerned about healthy eating habits thus the population has shifted away from the consumption of fatty acids and hydrogenated fats towards more unsaturated fats with the increase in the consumption of vegetable oils and fats.