Bulk Edible Oil Blog

A Brief History Of The Canola Plant

Posted by Hannah Broaddus

Let’s talk about the canola plant.

The history of how the canola plant came to be is important: a key misunderstanding that people have about canola oil is that it can’t be organic or non-gmo because it was genetically modified from a rapeseed plant to become a canola plant. They believe that being genetically modified is a basic pre-requisite for existing.

This is not true, and is a misunderstanding of the timeline of events and what occurred.

The history of the canola plant will help illustrate the story of what really happened and why non-gmo and organic canola seeds, grown without genetic modification, really do exist.

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Is My Oil Bad If It Looks Like Butter In The Winter

Posted by Alexa Ketterling

Do you live somewhere where it is cold out? In the wintertime, does your olive oil become a thick, buttery consistency?

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How To Dispense Bulk Oil From A Tote Using A Gravity Drain Pump

Posted by Alexa Ketterling

Dispensing from a 275 Gallon Tote can be daunting if you’ve never done it before. With the right dispensing attachments, it’s really quite easy!

Many companies opt to buy bulk oil totes and need these dispensers. Whether you’re filling smaller bottles from totes to save money, or if you are using these bulk totes in your manufacturing production, we can provide an easy way for you to dispense out of them.

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Desirable and Undesirable Adjectives You Might Find When Tasting Oils

Posted by Alexa Ketterling

Ever feel like when you are tasting Extra Virgin Olive Oil you can taste certain flavors hiding within it? Things like grass, pepper, butter, cucumber, tomato or other flavors are common to taste in different types of EVOO. That is, if you know what flavors to look for!

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Christmas Recipes with Olive Oil

Posted by Alexa Ketterling

 

It is that time of year! Now is the time where we all gather with family and friends to enjoy the holiday season.

Here are some ideas that might help with your menu plan:

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How To Dispense Oil From A 35 Lb. Container Using A Spigot

Posted by Alexa Ketterling
   Are you looking for an easy way to fill smaller containers (or bottles) of olive oil?

You may find yourself looking for a simple system to dispense out of these larger cases. In fact, most small businesses and at-home users find that ordering 35 Lb. Containers (4.6 Gallon Jugs) is what’s cheapest and what works best for them.

If you find yourself looking for an easy dispensing solution (but not looking for a big piece of machinery or a super-complicated set up), we have the perfect solution for you!

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How To Recycle or Dispose of Your Bulk Oil Totes, 35 Lb. Containers & Drums

Posted by Alexa Ketterling

Do you have totes, drums, or 35 lb. containers you are wondering what to do with after you are done with them? Surprisingly, there are lots of different ways to either get rid of them or to use them for other purposes.

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Get the Dirt on Clean Labels

Posted by Alchemy Systems

What do people mean by “clean label?” The industry refers to "clean label," but the reality is consumers don't often use that term. What consumers are looking for in food products is transparency, and that includes simple ingredient lists with recognizable ingredients. After all, how many of you have heard this advice in health magazines and lifestyle blogs: "Don't eat it if it has something in it that you can't pronounce."

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Thanksgiving Meal Prep Inspiration

Posted by Alexa Ketterling

We all find at times that coming up with the menu for a holiday can be difficult -- especially with how busy life can be between work, family, and so much more. Sometimes we find ourself going to Pinterest or trying to think of something quick and easy that won’t take a lot of prep.

This is were we can have some fun. I have compiled some recipes that are from all sorts of different sources some come from Pinterest and some are just from surfing the web that looked good.

Lets dive in to some tasty recipes that might help inspire you.

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What Are The Polyphenols In Extra Virgin Olive Oil?

Posted by Hannah Broaddus

There's a lot of reasons people opt for EVOO over lots of the other types of oils out there. Health benefits often top the list for why people choose the "liquid gold".

And what makes Extra Virgin Olive Oil so healthy? Both olive oil, sunflower oil and canola oil are high in monounsaturated fat (the healthy-for-you kind of fat). So what would put EVOO above the others if their fat make-up so similar? Well, it's not just about the kind of fat molecules that they're made up of -- EVOO has a little bit of extra magic inside.

The biggest thing that makes EVOO so healthy is the unique disease-fighting components found in lots of superfoods. And the #1 component on that list? Polyphenols.

...Never heard of them? We'll give you the run down on what they are and what they do for you.

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