rapeseed oil


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rapeseed oil

 [rāp´sēd]
the oil expressed from the seeds of the rapeseed plant; used in the manufacture of soaps, margarines, and lubricants. See also canola oil.

rape·seed oil

(rāp'sēd oyl),
The compressed oil from the seeds of Brassica campestris (family Cruciferae); used in the manufacture of soaps, margarine, and lubricants.
[L. rapa, turnip]

rapeseed oil

An oil produced from Brassica napus, which is used for animal feed, vegetable oil for human consumption and biodiesel. Rapeseed pollen may cause asthma and hay fever.

rape·seed oil

(rāp'sēd oyl)
The compressed oil from the seeds of Brassica campestris; used to make soaps, margarine, and lubricants.
[L. rapa, turnip]
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Blodyn Aur produces Welsh rapeseed oil from its plant near Ruthin
Based on the values obtained and compared with the viscosity of the mineral oil at the same temperatures from the literature [8] we can conclude that the rapeseed oil can be used instead of mineral oil, especially for engines that operate at high temperature.
Borderfields Infused Rapeseed Oils all embrace half as much saturated flit and ten times more Omega-3 compared to olive oil, whilst boasting a natural near-perfect mix of Omega-3, 6 and 9 and still being packed full of Vitamin E.
Meanwhile, Hillfarm Oils, which revamped its branding earlier this year, has seen turnover increase 12% year-on-year as rapeseed oil has become more mainstream.
Big European food makers such as Anglo-Dutch Unilever face fierce competition for rapeseed oil supplies from biodiesel makers as tax incentives and high crude oil prices stimulate green fuel production.
Akrofax white grades of vulcanized vegetable oils are white in color and produced by reacting rapeseed oil with sulfur monochloride.
Regarding vegetable oils, Germany calculated the production cost, without excise duty, of rapeseed oil at Euro 0.
An infectious agent seemed implicated, but by mid-June epidemiologic studies revealed the cause to be cooking oil derived from aniline-denatured rapeseed oil.
This case study looks at how Hillfarm Rapeseed Oil has succeeded in adding value to a commodity product, by turning an unprofitable oilseed rape crop into a premium culinary oil product.
Plus, using Scottish rapeseed oil for frying has a range of benefits - not only is it low in saturated fat but the bright yellow oil boasts a variety of health benefits, including reducing cholesterol and helping to maintain healthy joint, brain and heart functions.