Published Online: 15 JUL 2005
Copyright © 2005 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Bailey's Industrial Oil and Fat Products
How to Cite
Przybylski, R., Mag, T., Eskin, N. and McDonald, B. 2005. Canola Oil. Bailey's Industrial Oil and Fat Products.
- Published Online: 15 JUL 2005
During the past two decades, canola oil, a modified rapeseed oil, has become one of the main commodity oils around the world. Rapeseed oil is still produced and used as industrial oil mainly for nonfood uses, with the exception of China and India, where it is used in food applications. In this chapter, the following aspects of canola/rapeseed oil are discussed: origin, detailed composition, physical properties, extraction, refining, processing, food utilization, nutritional properties, production of seeds and oils, canola/rapeseed as biodiesel, greases, and machine oils.
- physical properties;
- nutritional properties;
- food application;
- industrial uses