The crude oil extracted by pressing the sunflower seeds is then purified and prepared for consumption. Sunflower oil is not suitable for consumption as crude oil.
It means mechanically pressed. Extra virgin oil is suitable for direct consumption, with a free fatty acidity level less than 0.8 grams per 100 grams as oleic acid.
It is necessary to store the packaging in a cool place away from sunlight. After opening the package, keep the cover closed to avoid the air contact.
Refining process basically takes place in 4 stages. In Turkey, only a superior and advanced technology is used in Zade facilities. Thus, 6 stages of purification process are carried out. Thanks to purification processes, the pureness of vegetable oils is preserved and it is offered to consumers in the most ideal structure.
The performance of the olive oil according to the codex parameters can only be determined by analysis. Therefore, it is best to choose from branded olive oils. It is best to evaluate by sense according to the direct smell of olive oil. Softness and bitterness may vary among personal tastes.
Extra virgin oil is suitable for direct consumption, with a free fatty acid level less than 0.8 grams per 100 grams as oleic acid. Riviera olive oil is a mixture of refined olive oil and extra virgin, which is suitable for direct consumption and its free fatty acid level as oleic acid is not more than 1.0 gram per 100 grams.