Palm Kernel Oil Introduction

Different from palm oil which is expressed from palm nut, palm kernel oil is extracted from palm kernels. It is full of low-level fatty acid thus the properties are quite different from palm oil. The palm oil is milky white or light yellow, and with pleasant walnut flavor. Palm kernel oil tends to be oxidative decomposition and the flavor becomes spicy, it is the easy oxidative that makes the oil popular in frying and cooking and beneficial to getting healthy.

Palm Kernel Oil Plantation & Application

Malaysia and Indonesia are the first two countries in the world planting a large acre of palm trees. Palm oil and palm kernel oil have sprought rapidly in the edible oil market in recent years. Palm kernel oil contains more unsaturated fatty acid and has high iodine number. Except for cooking, it can be divided into solid state and liquid state through crystallizing and pressing. The solid oil can be the replacement of cocoa butter while liquid one is used for baking, hydrogenating or making soap.

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