Edible Oils

Edible vegetable oils are triglycerides of plant origin that include olive, palm, soybean, canola, and sunflower oil, peanuts oil. Oil and fat are important nutritional components composed of different fatty acids with variety of functions in our body as an energy source, membrane structures, regulating body temperature and insulate organs. We are proud to be a global leader in oil and fat ingredients sourcing customers of choice of many Refiners, Edible Oil packers and food manufacturers, offering a full range of softseed and tropical oils.

With in-depth knowledge of ingredients, applications and processes, the Glenmex team closely cooperates with customers to develop tailored solutions and create innovative products to meet their business goals and differentiate them in in the marketplace.

We source and supply various edible oils from major producing counties like USA, Brazil, Argentina, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Ukraine and Russia.

The major oils which we trade are as follows:

PALM OIL

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Palm oil is an edible vegetable oil that comes from the fruit of oil palm trees. Two types of oil can be produced; crude palm oil comes from squeezing the fleshy fruit, and palm kernel oil which comes from crushing the kernel, or the stone in the middle of the fruit. Indonesia and Malaysia make up over 85% of global supply but there are 42 other countries that also produce palm oil.

Palm oil is an extremely versatile oil that has many different properties and functions that makes it so useful and so widely used. It is semi-solid at room temperature so can keep spreads spreadable; it is resistant to oxidation so can give products a longer shelf-life; it’s stable at high temperatures so helps to give fried products a crispy and crunchy texture; and it’s also odourless and colourless so doesn’t alter the look or smell of food products. In Asian and African countries, palm oil is used widely as a cooking oil.

As well as being versatile, compared to other vegetable oils the oil palm is a very efficient crop, able to produce high quantities of oil over small areas of land, almost all year round. This makes it an attractive crop for growers and smallholders, who can rely on the steady income that palm oil provides.

We supply crude palm oil in bulk and refined, bleached and deodorised in bulk and consumer packs as well.

SOYBEAN OIL

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Soybean oil is a vegetable oil that’s extracted from the seeds of the soybean plant. Soybean oil is one of the most widely consumed cooking oils and the second most consumed vegetable oil. It’s incredibly versatile and can be used in a variety of cooking methods, including frying, baking, and roasting.

Soybean oil is a common type of cooking oil that has been associated with several health benefits. In particular, it may help promote skin health, reduce cholesterol levels, prevent bone loss, and provide important omega-3 fatty acids. What’s more, it has a high smoke point and neutral flavor, making it easy to incorporate into a variety of recipes as part of a healthy diet.

Glenmex offer Soybean Oil from the the main producing countries like USA, Brazil and Argentina in form of Crude Degummed Soybean Oil and refined, bleached and deodorized.

SUNFLOWER OIL

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Sunflower oil is the non-volatile oil pressed from the seeds of sunflower (Helianthus annuus). Sunflower oil is commonly used in food as a frying oil, and in cosmetic formulations as an emollient. Sunflower oil is primarily composed of linoleic acid, a polyunsaturated fat, and oleic acid, a monounsaturated fat.

Glenmex offer crude sunflower oil and refined sunflower oil from Ukrain, Russia and Argetina in bulk tonnage and consumer packs as well weather its high-linoleic, high-oleic, mid-oleic, and high-stearic combined with high-oleic sunflower oils.

PEANUT OIL

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Peanut oil is the oil from the peanut seeds of the peanut plant. Peanut oil is used in cooking and is also used in pharmaceutical industry for medicine making. Peanut oil is high in monounsaturated good fat and low in saturated bad fat. Peanut oil has a pleasing and sometimes light, nutty flavor. In addition to its great taste, peanut oil is perfect for deep-frying because it has a unique property. It does not absorb the flavor of other foods cooked in the oil.

Glenmex are specialised in sourcing, supplying and shipping Crude Peanuts Oil and Refined Peanut Oil from Argetina, Brazil, India, Sudan and Senegal.

RAPESEED OIL

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Rapeseed or Canola oil is oil made from crushed rapeseeds.

There are two main types of rapeseed oil: culinary and industrial. The culinary version, also known as canola oil, is used in the kitchen for cooking. Industrial rapeseed oil is mostly used in the chemical and automotive industries.

Rapeseed oil is widely used around the world. It’s famous for its affordability and versatility as a cooking oil and is commonly found in salad dressings, fried foods, and baked goods. Rapeseed oil is naturally low in saturated fat and high in unsaturated fat, which is excellent for your health. It’s an excellent source of vitamin E — a strong antioxidant, which can support eye and skin health.

Rapeseed oil is also a great source of an omega-3 fat known as alpha-linolenic acid, which provides numerous heart health benefits like lower blood pressure and a decreased likelihood of heart attack.

Glenmex source and supplying Crude Rapeseeds Oil and Refined Rapeseeds Oil from Canada, Ukraine, Russia and India.