Did you know that rapeseed oil has a high smoke point (210 degrees centigrade/346 degrees Fahrenheit making it ideal for high temperature applications such as roasting, deep frying, sautéing and wok frying.
When heated to high temperatures rapeseed oil does not lose its colour or flavour and STILL retains significant antioxidant properties.
Benefits of Rapeseed Oil
Extra virgin Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil has been recommended by top nutritionalists for its favourable nutritional values. With naturally occurring Vitamin E, Omega 3,6 and 9 it is a great source of the essentials in today’s diet.
With only 7% saturated fat (lowest content of any other oil on the market) it is a great local alternative to other oils, margarines and butters. This also has the potential to reduce saturated fat contents in products where the oil is used as a healthier alternative.
Rapeseed oil - why it's a healthy choice
Rapeseed oil has a favourable balance of 'good' and 'bad' fats:
Is rapeseed oil Genetically Modified (GM)
There are NO commercially grown GM crops in Ireland or Britain so, no GM rapeseed oils are produced in either country.