Red Palm Fruit OIL
This oil is not from the palm kernel. It is derived form the fruit of the palm tree. The oil is extracted from the flesh of the fruit. In its unprocessed natural state, it has a rich dark red/orange color.
Its vibrant tint provides the clue of its health benefits; it is high in beta-carotene and lycopene, both antioxidants. It’s also packed with Vitamin A and Vitamin E. This oil is roughly 50% saturated fat, mostly from palmitic acid.
It’s high level of saturated fats contributes to its #11 remix ranking.
It has a savory and earthy taste, similar to carrot or pumpkin.
This oil is perfect for sautés, stir-fry stews and adding extra flavor to savory dishes. It’s a good base for curry or other ethnic dishes.
Red Palm Fruit Oil Buy
Be sure to only buy raw, virgin red palm fruit oil. If it is refined (processed), the red color disappears and its nutritional benefits and powerful antioxidants are destroyed.