Expeller pressed, crude organic high oleic sunflower oil is refined, bleached and deodorized to produce a stable, non-hydrogenated oil with a light yellow color and neutral flavor. It contains a combination of palmitic, stearic, and linoleic fatty acids, but is most desired for its high concentration of monounsaturated oleic acid.
Use organic high oleic sunflower oil in baked goods or for frying snack chips. Spray it on cereals and crackers to add sheen and preserve shelf life, or on dried fruits to prevent stickiness and clumping. High oleic sunflower oil can be found in infant formulas, supplements, non-dairy creamers, milk alternatives and spreads. It is also used as an emollient in face creams, lotions and cosmetics.
Unlike other common sources of vegetable oils from corn, soybeans or canola, genetically modified (GM) sunflowers are not currently available commercially.