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When Can You Swap Canola Oil for Vegetable Oil?

October 15, 2021

When you’re using oil for baking or frying, a recipe will often call for vegetable oil—but what exactly is in vegetable oil? Is it really made from vegetables? What about canola oil? Are canola oil and vegetable oil different? There are many questions surrounding this topic but not a lot of solid answers. Here are some reasons why it can get confusing, as well as how to know when to use canola oil vs vegetable oil: What is vegetable oil? One of the most confusing things about vegetable oil is that it’s not always actually made of the same things.... View Article

Which Is Better: Organic or Non-Organic Oils?

October 1, 2021

When it comes to cooking oils, there are many different types to choose from. What’s best in any given situation depends on a number of factors including the type of food and desired end result. Within the various types of cooking oils lies another decision to be made: Organic or non-organic. To be labeled as organic, food products must be certified by a third-party company as being grown without the use of pesticides, chemical fertilizers or other artificial products. But what is the difference between organic and non-organic oils, specifically? Are organic oils better than non-organic oils? Read on to... View Article

What to Know About Co-Packing

September 23, 2021

If you’re running a private label edible oil business, the right packaging not only lends credibility to your brand, but it also ensures products arrive safely and efficiently to their intended destination. Many private label companies use the concept of co-packing in their operations. What is co-packing, and what are some of the key reasons to co-pack? Read on to find out everything you need to know. Co-packing explained Co-packing actually refers to a relationship between two firms: a firm that sells a product (firm A) and a firm that packages the products (firm B). A co-pack agreement allows firm... View Article

Five Unexpected Benefits of Olive Oil

September 9, 2021

While the health benefits of dietary fats are controversial, nutritionists agree that there are several benefits that come when you use olive oil for cooking. It’s a healthy alternative to many other cooking oils like corn or canola oil—and it tastes great, too. Here are just some of the surprisingly good reasons to use olive oil in your cooking. Olive oil contains helpful antioxidants One of the most important, unexpected olive oil benefits lies in its antioxidant, free radical-fighting properties. Olive oil contains modest amounts of both vitamins E and K, two powerful antioxidants. These nutrients fight harmful free radicals... View Article

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