Apricot Kernel Oil
· Virgin ·
The apricot kernels for our virgin oil come from a “Fair for Life” project in the province of Malatya in southern Turkey. By the way: BIO PLANÈTE is the only oil mill to offer a fair trade certified Apricot Kernel Oil. Certified according to the Fair for Life Standard, more information at www.fairforlife.org
The particularly aromatic, unsulfured sweet apricots of the Hacihaliloglu, Tokali, Hasanbey and Sekerpare varieties are harvested from June onwards, air-dried for a few days, pitted and the seeds cracked. Afterwards, the carefully extracted sweet almonds are cold pressed once in our oil mill in the south of France. In this way, the special aroma of this gourmet oil is preserved in the best possible way.
Recipe ideas and use of Virgin Apricot Kernel Oil
With its nutty almond flavour and a hint of marzipan, it enhances exotic dishes, sweet and spicy variations or game and fish dishes. Our Tip: give your desserts such as crêpes, fruit salads, crème dishes a special flavour. Or experiment with Apricot Kernel Oil in baking.
Product of organic farming
Average nutritional analysis for 100 ml
** % of daily reference intake (adults)
What does cold pressing mean?
"Cold pressing" assumes that no external heat is added. When we cold-press oils, the temperature is monitored and we ensure that no high temperatures are reached. We can therefore guarantee that the quality of the oil is not impaired.
What does "virgin" mean in the context of oils?
A virgin oil is a cooking oil which is obtained exclusively using mechanical processes without preheating the raw materials. It is not subjected to chemical or thermal treatment or to any other refinement process and thus preserves its authentic, natural taste and the essential components of the raw material. This also makes it suitable for eating raw.