The pure refined sunflower oil exports sunflower oil is non-volatile oil that is obtained from the compression of sunflower seeds otherwise known as Helianthus annuus seeds. The sunflower oil exporters tend to export oil that is mostly commonly used as cooking oil and in some cases it is used as cosmetic oil too. The sunflower exporters generally export natural sunflower oil that is light in taste and high in Vitamin E than any other vegetable oil. It is a combination of monounsaturated (MUFA) and PUFA with low saturated fat levels.
There are two types of sunflower seeds such as confection and non-oil sunflower seeds. The confection seeds are edible and are used in the oil extraction process and on the other hand, the non-oil sunflower seeds are used as a feed for animals and are not edible by humans. The oil is extracted from the black seeds and the whole flower.
There are three types of sunflower oil available in the market such as linoleic, high oleic and NuSun sunflower oil. All of these are produced by standardised breeding techniques. They differ in their oleic levels and each of them has unique properties.