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Our Extra Virgin Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil is a locally grown, fully traceable, sustainable single estate, non GM culinary oil.  This combined with the nutritional benefits give you possibly the healthiest and most versatile cooking oil you can buy – and one you can trust

Compared to olive oil, Hillfarm Rapeseed Oil has:

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Why Choose Rapeseed Oil?    
Spotlight on saturated fat
Extra Virgin Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil has the lowest saturated fat content of any other oil available on the market. Only 6% saturated fat content, compared to most Olive Oils containing 14% and Sunflower Oil with 10% saturated fat.

Omegas 3, 6 & 9
Rapeseed Oil has 59% mono-unsaturated fat and 30% poly-unsaturated fat. Nutritionalists suggest 2:1 Omega 6 to Omega 3 ratio in the diet. Extra Virgin Rapeseed Oil has this ratio. Find out more about the Omegas in Rapeseed Oil
Comparison of Dietry Fats Graph
Vitamin E
Extra Virgin Cold Pressed Rapeseed Oil also contains Vitamin E. Vitamin E contributes to the production of cells from oxidative stress. Vitamin E is also necessary to preserve the Omega 3 in cooking, helping to keep its nutritional value. A serving size of 20ml provides 4.6mg (38% RDA) of vitamin E.
Vitamin E Graph
Burn Point
The burn point or “smoke point” is the temperature at which cooking oil starts to break down and the point at which flavour and nutritional degradation occurs.  Heating oil beyond the smoke point can cause the oil to eventually ignite. 

For these reasons it’s very important that the right oil is selected for the right job; for high temperature usage, such as frying and roasting, you should select an oil that has a higher smoke point than the temperature you are heating the oil to. 

Rapeseed oil has one of the highest smoke points of any cooking oil and is well suited to high temperature usage and has a higher smoke point than olive oil* (RSSL - Certificate of analysis, P8-05233).

Dietary advice is updated regularly, simply search for "Rapeseed" in the following websites British Nutrition Foundation, Food Standards Agency and the British Heart Foundation

Reducing consumption of saturated fat and replacing saturated fats in the diet with unsaturated fats contributes to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels as part of a varied and balanced diet.  Omega 3, Omega 6 and Omega 9 are unsaturated fats.

* Certificate of analysis P8-05233, Reading Scientific Services Ltd. Available on request.

 
Spotlight on Saturated Fat