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Here Is How You Can Identify Quality Palm Oil To Avoid Buying Fake

African oil palms are harvested for their fruit, which is used to produce palm oil. It has been a vital commodity for centuries, but the last several decades have seen a dramatic increase in production, making it one of the world's top oils. This is because palm oil has so many different applications; it can be used as a spread because it is semi-solid at room temperature, it can prevent oxidation in other products, and it can sustain high heat, making it ideal for frying.

Here, we'll go over some of the telltale signs of genuine palm oil so you can avoid buying any knockoffs. Keep in mind that all of the data shown here comes from the trustworthy Verywell Health.

The best way to spot fake palm oil and how to recognize the real thing

When poured, high-quality palm oil shouldn't feel sticky or lumpy, while low-quality or fraudulent palm oil should feel sticky and lumpy even when it's brand new.

(b) The palm of your hand will leave a shiny, glossy stain after rubbing good palm oil, which can be readily washed off. Yet, the reddish color stain that is left on the palm when imitation palm oil is rubbed into it looks like a dye stain and is notoriously difficult to remove.

Despite the usefulness of color as a quality indicator of Palm Oil, the widespread usage of the Sudan-4 colorant makes it all too easy to be duped. It's worth repeating that the oil in the north has a bright red color, whereas the oil in the south is more of a dark reddish-black. Oil of good quality, on the other hand, would have a reddish-black top and a reddish-yellow bottom when bottled. Some of Palm Oil's celebrated qualities, like its distinctive reddish yellow color, arise from the presence of fiber and Carroten.

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