Soybean Oil is commonly used in food manufacturing and in restaurant settings. It has a very light, neutral flavor, and is almost clear in color. It has a high heat tolerance which makes it ideal for sautéing, baking and frying. It has a low cost in comparison to other similar oils, and is one of the most commonly used vegetable oils in the world.
How it's made: Soybean Oil is made from soybeans, a legume grown from the soy plant. The extract the oil, the seeds are de-hulled and crushed and the oil is obtained using a solvent as a processing aid. To create a mild, pleasant tasting flavor, the oil is refined, bleached and deodorized. Organic, expeller-pressed varieties are also available.