Palm Oil ( Raw/Unrefined ) Fairly Traded (Food grade) 12.5kg

Palm Oil ( Raw/Unrefined ) Fairly Traded (Food grade) 12.5kg


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Elaeis guineensis

Hand processed by cooperative in Ghana

Therapeutic, beauty and hair and cooking


AKOMA Authentic Palm oil has been produced in Ghana by a womens Cooperative where forest conversion/destruction is not a common practice. Ghanaian palm oil has been used in traditional dishes for centuries and is part of the  African diet.  

Palm fruit grows at the top of the tree in bunches of about 700-900 palm fruits. A thin yellow and reddish skin covers the pulpy fruit which yields the Palm oil. Palm oil comes from this fruit, the oil has a higher unsaturated acid content than palm kernel or coconut oils. 

 It is uniquely rich in natural pro-Vitamin A, Vitamin E and Lycopene, all of which are powerful anti-oxidants. Vitamin A is essential for healthy skin, hair, teeth and good vision, while Vitamin E is important for maintaining a healthy heart and blood.
  • It is a good, natural source of vital nutrients Omega 3 and Omega 6. These nutrients are important for good health, normal growth and cell regeneration and cannot be manufactured by the body and must therefore be supplied by the diet.

  • It has no trans-fatty acids, is not hydrogenated and contains no artificial colorings or preservatives. It is an anti-oxidant.

  • It is ideally suited for all types of cooking especially African & Caribbean cuisine.

  • This is one of two oils with the best nutritional profiles second being olive oil..

                    Cholesterol free

                    No hydrogenated fat

                    Rich in Vitamin A

                    Rich in Vitamin E

                    A natural source of Vitamin K

                    Rich in antioxidant carotenes

                    No artificial additives or preservatives

                    Suitable for Vegan, Vegetarian, and Non-

    Common uses: Soap making, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, chocolates, candles and cooking

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