Which is better refined or cold pressed peanut oil?

Date:2024-01-04/ Industry News/ Leave a message

There are two main types of peanut oil on the market, one is cold-pressed peanut oil and the other is refined peanut oil. Whether cold-pressed peanut oil or refined peanut oil is better is a topic that many people have been discussing. Actually, there are pros and cons to both cold-pressed peanut oil and refined peanut oil. We just need to choose one that meets our requirements.

1. The difference between cold-pressed peanut oil and refined peanut oil

Cold pressed peanut oil is produced through cold pressed peanut oil plants. The general process is: peanuts are cleaned, crushed, flaked, cooked through peanuts pre-treatment plants, then physically pressed through peanut oil cold pressed plants, and finally cold pressed peanut oil is obtained through a filter.

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Refined peanut oil refers to deep processing of pressed and solvent extracted crude peanut oil to make it meet national quality standards. The general process is to go through the peanut oil refining plant to achieve the processes of degumming, deacidification, decolorization and deodorization.

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2. The pros and cons of cold pressed peanut oil and refined peanut oil

The cold-pressed crude peanut oil obtained through the peanut oil cold pressing plant retains its nutrients and active ingredients intact and has a high protein content. It also ensures that its natural flavor and aroma are retained. However, there are still some impurities in it, such as free fatty acids and pigments, which can cause rancidity and oxidation of peanut oil. Besides, if peanuts are not dried sufficiently before processing, they are likely to produce aflatoxin, which is a first-level carcinogen.

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Refined peanut oil obtained through a peanut oil refining plants destroys the protein structure and the refining process strips the oil of any nutritional value and natural flavor. However, harmful impurities in peanut oil are removed through refining, effectively improving the color and storage stability of the oil.

3. Which is better refined or cold pressed peanut oil?

Through the above introduction, you have already understood the difference, the pros and cons of cold-pressed peanut oil and refined peanut oil. If you are pursuing the original flavor, cold-pressed peanut oil is better than refined peanut oil. For reasons of safety, shelf life and sales issues, refined peanut oil is better.

The peanut oil refining plant can filter out aflatoxin, free fatty acids and other impurities, which is safer than cold-pressed peanut oil. Refined peanut oil also has a longer shelf life, making it easier to store and sell in large quantities.

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