Dear Friends, At La Tourangelle, we make oils and also operate 2 specialized oil analytical labs- one in California and one in France. Over the years, we have tested hundreds of avocado oil batches. Beside the basic Free Fatty Acids and Peroxide Value test, we systematically analyze the fatty acid profile of each batch of oil we pack. We also regularly test other brands of oil. Unfortunately, we are seeing widespread blending of soybean oil or other types of vegetable oil in avocado oil commonly available in the market. The lack of enforcement by the FDA is letting careless brands...
Sesame Oil is a golden-brown oil with a unique nutty flavor. Sesame Oil is used worldwide to bring unique and bold flavors to delicious dishes. Not only does the oil have a delicious flavor, but it also has several health benefits. Consuming sesame oil can improve heart health, boost your immune system, prevent chronic diseases, and even fight depression. Incorporating oil into your diet is easy! You can use it to sauté, for marinades, salad dressings…the list goes on and on. What Is Sesame Oil? Sesame Oil is one of the oldest seed oils to exist. Originating in Africa, then cultivated mostly in...
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