PRODUCT: Organic Palm Kernel Oil, Refined



This product is produced and processed under hygienic conditions. Product is not irradiated, treated with sewer sludge, or produced with genetically modified materials.



This oil is extracted from the kernel of the fruit of organic cultivated palm tree Elaeis guineensis, by mechanical pressing, without the use of solvents or other chemical substances. Refining of the oil utilizes the USDA NOP approved processing aids Citric Acid and bleaching earth. These are not considered additives since they are removed during processing.



Free Fatty Acid (% Palmitic) ≤0.1

Peroxide value at time of processing (mEq/kg) ≤1.0

Color Lovibond Red 5 : ≤2.0

Slip melting point 26-30C / 78 88oF

Iodine Value (wijjs) 16-20

Phosphorus (ppm) ≤3.0

Rancimat 130oC, 20 l/h ≥7.0

Flavor/Taste: Bland

Specific weight (g/cm3) 0.899 0.914

Refraction number (nd/50) 1.448 1.452

Saponification value (mg/g) 230 254

Unsaponifiable matter (%) ≤1.0

Fatty acid composition

Caproic Acid C 6:0 <0.8

Caprylic Acid C 8:0 2.4 6.2

Capric Acid C10:0 2.6 - 5

Lauric Acid C12:0 48 7

Myristic Acid C14:0 16 2

Palmitic Acid C16:0 6.5 - 10

Stearic Acid C18:0 1.3 - 3

Oleic Acid C18:1 12 - 19

Linoleic Acid C18:2 1 3.5

C18.3 - C20:0 <1

Solid fat content (SFC) @ 50F (10C): 694 @ 68F (20C): 404 @ 77F (25C): 172

(30C): 0-1








Cool (≤ 70 oF/ 21 oC) and dry (≤65% RH). Keep away from direct sunlight.



18 months after production providing storage conditions are maintained.



Even though it is extracted from the same fruit of the palm tree this oil presents different characteristics than palm oil. This oil is mainly composed by short chain fatty acids (C12:0 and C14:0) and presents important physical characteristics for specific products like: toiled soaps, cocoa butter substitutes etc.



Organic Palm Kernel Oil


This specification was developed with utmost care based on up-to-date information available, but should also be scrutinized by the recipient. It does not release him from checking the quality of goods delivered with proper diligence.



PRODUCT: Organic Palm Kernel Oil, Refined