About this product
BOTANICAL / INCI NAME
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 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..
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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