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Flora uses only certified organic seeds and utilizes a special press to extract oil at low temperatures (95 - 105 degrees), yielding just a few quarts per hour. Their atmosphere control system keeps the oil free from exposure to light and oxygen. Unfiltered, retaining all the nutrients, and bottled in amber glass, this delicate oil is the purest you can find.
Flora Sunflower Oil contains: 64% polyunsaturated Linoleic acid (omega- 6), 21% monounsaturated Oleic acid (omega-9), 11% saturated fatty acids.
Serving Size: 1 tbsp (15ml)|
Servings per Container:8.5 oz – 16
17 oz – 33
|Amount Per Serving||% DV|
|Calories from Fat||120|
|Total Fat||14 g||22%|
|Saturated Fat||1.5 g||8%|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||9 g|
|Monounsaturated Fat||3 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||0 g||0%|
|ESSENTIAL FATTY ACIDS|
|Omega-3 (Alpha-Linolenic)||0 g|
|Omega-6 (Linoleic)||9 g|
|Omega-9 (Oleic)||3 g|
Not a significant source of dietary fiber, sugars, vitamin A, vitamin C, calcium and iron.
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet.
Ingredients: Organic sunflower oil. Nitrogen-flushed to maintain freshness.
Suggested Use: Flora's Sunflower Oil is a light cooking oil that lends a delicate flavor to salad dressings and mayonnaise. It can also be used for stir-frying, sautéing and baking. For optimum freshness, Keep refrigerated and use within 4 months after opening. Security sealed for your protection. Do not use if seal is missing or damaged.
Q. Is it organic?
Q. Is this oil filtered or heat processed?
A. No. The sunflower oil is unfiltered and pure.
Q. There is a slight cloudiness at the bottom of the jar. Is it bad?
A. Because the sunflower oil is organic and unrefined, a bit of cloudiness is both natural and expected.
Q. Should it be refrigerated? What is the shelf life?
A. There is no need to refrigerate. However, it should be kept away from heat or direct sunlight. Sunflower Oil has a 12 month shelf life while unopened. Once opened and for optimum freshness, we recommend that it be used within 4 months while kept refrigerated.
Q. How much should I use?
A. The suggested amount is 1 tbsp per serving.