Organic High Oleic Sunflower Oil
La Tourangelle Organic Sunflower Oil comes from expeller-pressed GMO-free organic sunflower seeds, grown and processed without the use of any pesticide or chemicals.
Usage: Sunflower seeds yield a versatile oil with a high level of oleic fatty acids, making it perfect for high temperature cooking. It is the perfect everyday organic cooking oil – fry, sauté, stir fry, bake or blend into a vinaigrette or marinade.
Health Benefits: Organic Sunflower oil is one of the healthiest organic oils to cook with, with its low saturated fat content and high content of oleic fatty acids. It is extremely high in Vitamin E, A, C and D and healthy carotenoids.
Heat: High heat
Extraction Method: Expeller-pressed
Part of the Plant Extract: Seed
Country of Origin: Austria
Botanical Name: Helianthus annuus L.
Botanical Family: Asteraceae
Heat/Smoke Point: High
Oxidation Potential: Low
Packaging: Tin can to protect from light which preserves the quality and freshness of the oil. Plastic tamper-evident seal and can are BPA-Free
Ingredients: 100% Organic High Oleic Sunflower Oil
Organoleptic Appearance: Viscous liquid
Organoleptic Color: light yellow
Organoleptic Aroma: Neutral
Organoleptic Taste: Neutral
Fatty Acid Composition: C18:1 Oleic Acid 75-91%
C18:2 Linoleic Acid 2-17%
Focus On: Vitamin E: 9mg vitamin E per serving (8.6mg alpha-tocopherol). Vitamin E functions primarily as an antioxidant in cell membranes protecting unsaturated fatty acids from oxidative damage. Fat oxidation results in the formation of free radicals. Free radicals are highly destructive molecules that can alter DNA and cause extensive damage to the body. Vitamin E is not only an antioxidant , it is also of great importance in energy production. It plays an essential role in cellular respiration of all muscles, especially cardiac and skeletal.
Unsaponification Numbers: 182-194
La Tourangelle organic sunflower oil is expeller pressed and fully deodorized in accordance with the most stringent organic regulation. It is a clean wonderful everyday cooking oil.
Not only a beautiful flower, sunflower also yields a versatile oil with a high level of oleic fatty acids, making it perfect for high temperature cooking. In short it is the perfect wonderful everyday organic cooking oil.
Sunflower oil is a healthy oil to use with its low saturated fat content and its high content of oleic fatty acids. Since it is organic you know that you will not be ingesting any chemicals and that the seeds used to make the oil are GMO-Free.
Suitable for medium-high to high heat.: Perfect for stir-frying, frying, sautéing, baking or blending into a dressing/sauce. Smoke point 450ºF.
Cool, dark place. Refrigerate for maximum shelf life
Unopened: 24-month shelf life
Opened: best used within 6 months
|Amount Per Serving|
|Serving Size 15mL|
|Calories from fat 130|
|Total Fat 14g||22%|
|Saturated Fat 1g||5%|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat 2g|
|Monounsaturated Fat 11g|
|Total Carbohydrates 0g||0%|