Our avocados are grown under bio-dynamic methods without the use of artificial
fertilisers or chemicals. The extra virgin oil is cold pressed, filtered
and bottled under N2 gas without the use of heat, solvents or additives.
We remove the dark green colour (Chlorophyll) through a special filtering process
to prevent the development of bitter flavours in cooking or frying at high
Avocado oil, extracted from the fruit, sometimes has a cloudy appearance
due to the crystallisation of the low melting point of triglyceride.
This should be regarded as a good sign and not a fault as it indicates
unrefined oil. (Refined avocado oil is always pale yellow and lacks
the rich green colour of cold pressed oil).
Avocado oil has excellent keeping qualities because of an inbuilt antioxidant
system. Avocado contains a high percentage of monounsaturated fatty acids,
vitamins A, B, and D and is rich in lecithin.
For use in skin applications, it is thought that despite it's viscosity
it has the ability to penetrate the upper layers of the skin. Avocado
oil is valuable for its effects on dry and wrinkled skin, burns and
Appearance: Gold Green
FFA: 2.0% Max
Flavour/Taste: Mild nutty
Iodine Value: (Wijs or Hanus): 65-95
Moisture %: Nil
Peroxide Value (meg/kg): <5.0
Refractive Index at 40°C 1.460-1.479
Saponification Value: 177-196
Specific Gravity at 25°C: 0.910-0.920
Fatty Acid Profile:
C16:1 Palmitoleic 7-10%
C18 Strearic Nil
C18:1 Oliec 56-65%
C18:2 Linoleic 12-18%
C18:3 Linoleic 2% Max
Total Saturated Acids: 16-20%
Monounsaturated Acids 60-70%
Total Polyunsaturated Acids 12-18%
Cold-pressed extra virgin avocado oil: 250ml in cartons of 6.
Also available in 200L drums or 20L drums.
For orders or enquiries please fax or email Marco Bobbert on
Fax: 07 4170 0172