Expeller-Pressed Organic Coconut Oil
What is Organic Expeller-Pressed Coconut Oil?
Tropical Traditions Organic Expeller-Pressed Coconut Oil is a high quality refined coconut oil. This oil is processed the “old” way by what is called “physical refining.”
The modern way of processing coconut oil is by chemical extraction, using solvent extracts, which produces higher yields and is quicker and less expensive.
Tropical Traditions Organic Expeller-Pressed Coconut Oil DOES NOT use solvent extracts. It is made the “old” way by expeller-pressed mechanical extraction. This organic coconut oil is also NOT hydrogenated, and contains NO trans fatty acids. It is a very good quality food-grade coconut oil.
Tropical Traditions Organic Expeller-Pressed Coconut Oil is made from certified organic coconuts that have NOT been treated with chemicals or fertilizers.
It is certified organic according to European and USDA standards. In addition, Tropical Traditions tests the oil for the presence of glyphosate.
Our Organic Expeller-Pressed Coconut Oil is high in the medium chain fatty acids, such as lauric acid.
Organic Expeller-Pressed Coconut Oil is less expensive than Virgin Coconut Oil, and because it goes through a steam deodorizing process the taste is very bland, unlike Virgin Coconut Oil which retains the odor and taste of fresh coconuts.
Some people prefer a bland, tasteless oil. This coconut oil is solid below 76 degrees F. and liquid above that.
Note: All orders are shipped from within the U.S.