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Palm kernel oil

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2. Fatty Acid Composition of Palm Oil, Palm Oil Fractions and Palm Kernel Oil

Palm Oil The fatty acid chains present in the palm oil triglycerides could vary in the number of carbons present in the chain (chain length) and in structure (presence of double bonds, i.e., unsaturation). It is the variations in the structure and number of carbons in these fatty acid chains that largely define the chemical … Continue reading

The Oil Palm Tree

Oil palm is an oil-producing tropical perennial crop. Elaeis guineensis is a single-stemmed palm which bears a single vegetative shoot, which is continuously active producing a new leaf every two weeks in mature palms. Palm trees may grow up to sixty feet and more in height. TheĀ trunks of young and mature trees are wrapped in … Continue reading