1. Production and Trade of Vegetable Oils

  1. Frank D. Gunstone
  1. Frank D. Gunstone

Published Online: 17 MAR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444339925.ch1

Vegetable Oils in Food Technology: Composition, Properties and Uses, Second Edition

Vegetable Oils in Food Technology: Composition, Properties and Uses, Second Edition

How to Cite

Gunstone, F. D. (2011) Production and Trade of Vegetable Oils, in Vegetable Oils in Food Technology: Composition, Properties and Uses, Second Edition (ed F. D. Gunstone), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444339925.ch1

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  1. 3 Dempster Court, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9EU, Scotland, UK

Author Information

  1. 3 Dempster Court, St Andrews, Fife KY16 9EU, Scotland, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 17 MAR 2011
  2. Published Print: 1 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444332681

Online ISBN: 9781444339925

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Keywords:

  • vegetable oils - production and trade;
  • extraction, refining and processing - vegetable oils from beans or seeds, two commodities, a fatty oil and a protein-rich meal;
  • hydrogenation, application in three ways - brush hydrogenation to soybean oil or rapeseed oil, halving level of linolenic acid, increasing oxidative stability (shelf-life);
  • trans acids, undesirable nutritional properties - food industry, revising procedures for limiting their level;
  • oils and fats, from animal and vegetable sources - former group, declining in market share;
  • Oil World ISTA Mielke of Hamburg, Germany - market analyst, weekly, monthly, annual reports on 10 oilseeds;
  • ‘consumption’ needing explanations - applied to a country/region for a particular year;
  • palm oil, consumed in countries - meeting rapidly growing demand for vegetable oils in developing countries;
  • sunflowerseed oil, last member of the group - four major vegetable oils;
  • palm kernel oil, and palm oil production - from oil palm, sharing in rapid growth of commodity

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Extraction, refining and processing

  • Vegetable oils: Production, consumption and trade

  • Some topical issues

  • References