Health Benefits of
Donegal Rapeseed Oil:
Contains less saturated fat than all other commonly used cooking oils and fats (Less than half the saturated fat of olive oil.)
High in unsaturated fats, particularly mono-unsaturated, replacing saturated fats with unsaturated fats contributes to the maintenance of normal cholesterol levels which will reduce the risk of heart disease.
High in Omega 3, 6 & 9. Donegal Rapeseed Oil is a natural source of these Omegas which help to maintain normal cholesterol levels in the body, which is important for a healthy heart and cardiovascular system.
High in Vitamin E, which is a natural antioxidant, essential for healthy skin, eyesight as well as growth and reproduction.
No artificial preservatives, nothing added and nothing taken away.
Suitable for vegetarians.
A high burning point (240 degrees Celsius) which means you can cook at a high temperature and still retain the foods natural goodness.
Cold pressed rapeseed oil has been described as ‘nutty’, ‘delicate’, ‘light’ and ‘non-greasy’. Donegal Rapeseed Oil is perfect in dressings, dips and marinades while adding a warm, golden colour. Rapeseed oil is light and non-greasy, making it an excellent carrier of flavour and allowing other ingredients to shine during cooking. It also has a high smoke point, so it won’t burn when heated to high temperatures. This makes it perfect for deep-frying or searing foods when you want to preserve the natural flavour.
The smoke point of a cooking oil is the lowest temperature at which the oil starts to give off smoke and burn. Donegal Rapeseed Oil has a high burning point which means that it is ideal for frying, roasting or baking whilst retaining the natural goodness of the food.