Product Description: This high quality specialty is cold-pressed from the Macadamia nut (Macadamia ternifolia). The tasty nut is value in snacks and pastries. The Macadamia nut tree is native to Australia (Australian hazelnut). It has been cultivated in Hawaii since 1930 and has today spread into the Pacific region and South America. The pressed oil is distinguished by its mild nutty taste, odor, and light yellow color. The full refining process renders a very light oil with neutral odor and a substantially extended shelf-life.
- Light amber-color, slightly nutty
- Rich source of monounsaturated fats
- Lowers cholesterol levels, reduces heart disease
- Equal amounts omega 6 and omega 3
- One of the best hair care oils
- High smoke point
Storage: Keep out of direct sunlight, at room temperature in tightly sealed containers (nitrogen topping advisable).
Shelf Life: Shelf life is 20 months from date of production. LUV Flavors guarantees a minimum of 12 months from date of shipment.
Applications For Product: Macadamia Nut Oil is used as a gourmet oil. Also, the unique fatty acid composition of Palmitoleic, Palmitic and Oleic acid of Macadamia Nut Oil is valued by the cosmetics industry (body lotions, creams, massage oil, sun tan lotions, etc,). It is rich in Palmitoleic Acid C 16:1 which is bound to a natural triglyceride and therefore easily absorbed into the upper skin layers and excellent in spreading properties. Increasingly, Macadamia Nut Oil is used as a substitute for Mink Oil.
Country of Origin: Australia, Netherlands.