Palm oil

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Published for the Society of Chemical Industry by Wiley, May 8, 1987 - Science - 100 pages
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A timely review of the subject of palm oil, detailing the rapid growth in palm oil availability, its fractionated products (palm stearin and olein), and the increase in production and uses. Provides an account of the past, present and prospective production of palm oil and discusses the growth and production of palm oil fruits and the extraction of crude oil from them. Three sections--Human Food, Animal Feed, and Industrial Uses--review the refining and fractionation of palm oil and consider its many and varied uses.

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Growth and production of oil palm fruits
Extraction of crude palm oil
Refining and fractionation of palm oil

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