Glossary of Bulk Oil Terms


Posted by Alexa Ketterling

Aug 9, 2018 2:54:13 PM

A category of oil, in comparison to high oleic.  Linoelic oils contain higher levels of polyunsaturated fat than the healthier monounsaturated fat.  Linoleic varieties of sunflower oil, for example, contain nearly 70 percent polyunsaturated linoleic acid, while another 20 percent is in monounsaturated oleic acid, and the remaining 10 to 11 percent is saturated fat.   High oleic sunflower oil make up, for example, is flipped: oleic acid or monounsaturated fats make up a large portion of the oil, while polyunsaturated fats or linoleic acid make up a much smaller portion.