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Learn more about cold pressed grape seed oil

Did you know that it takes 30 kilograms of grape seeds to produce 250ml of grape seed oil? Learn more about grape seed oil, the cold pressed extraction process and our organic product certification below.

What is cold pressed oil?

Cold pressed refers to the manufacturing process used to extract the oil from the grape seed. At no stage during the pressing process:

  1. are the seeds heated (that can damage the natural goodness of the oil in the seed),
  2. are solvents like hexane(which may trigger cancer) used to extract the oil from the seed.

This result is an Extra Virgin Cold Pressed Grape Seed Oil.

What are the benefits of cold pressed oils?

Grape seed oil is high in polyunsaturated and monounsaturated fat. It is also high in anti-oxidants. The oil is excellent for cooking and has a burning point of between 260 and 290 degrees celcius. Grape Seed oil is high in Vitamin E and is therefore also widely used in the beauty and massage industries. Natural oils naturally absorb UV rays and are therefore also widely used in sunscreen lotions.

What is grape seed oil used for?

Grape seed oil is used in the cooking and nutrition, cosmetic and beauty industries.

Are any solvents or harmful chemicals used during the extraction process?
No – the cold pressed method is used.
Does the company carry any quality certifications?
The company is EU & NOP Certified Organic by Kiwa BCS Ok, Germany.
Does the company export its products to other countries?
Yes – the company exports over 8 000 litres of cold pressed grape seed oil every year.
How many kilograms of grape seeds are used to produce a 250ml bottle of grape seed oil?
30 kilograms of grape seeds are used to produce 250ml of grape seed oil.
Is the company committed to sustainable business practices?

Yes – the ‘oil cake’ by product is used to manufacture Eco Fire Logs (a green energy source) and the grape skins are used as cattle feeds and compost.

Where does Seed Oil SA operate from?

Seed Oil SA is based in South Africa’s beautiful Western Cape region.

Click here to find out more about Seed Oil SA’s exciting product range!

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