FOOD - Vegetable Oils Test Kit
29 Vials

Various oils used in cooking and processed food, including corn oil, groundnut oil, sunflower oil and rapeseed/canola oil.

Products sold as “vegetable oil” sold in supermarkets can come from various sources. Manufacturers will use different combinations of oils at different times.

Many of the oils are also used as carrier oils in massage.

VO 1 Almond Oil
Limited use in cooking, but also used as amassage oil and in skin care preparations.

VO 2 Almond Oil, Sweet Organic

VO 3 Argan Oil
Used in cooking especially in Morocco, also in cosmetics and taken as a nutritional supplement.

VO 4 Avocado Oil
Used in cooking and in personal care products and cosmetics.

VO 5 Coconut Oil
Used in baked goods, pastries, confectionery, and sautés. Also used in non-dairy creamers and snack foods including popcorn. Has become increasingly popular in health and natural food circles.

VO 6 Coconut Oil, Virgin, Organic

VO 7 Corn Oil
One of the most common cooking oils; also used in salad dressing, margarine, mayonnaise, prepared goods like spaghetti sauce and baking mixes, and to fry prepared foods like potato chips and French fries.

VO 8 Cottonseed Oil
A major food oil, often used in industrial food processing. Margarine, shortening, salad dressings, commercially fried products.

VO 9 Ghee
Clarified butter that originated in India and is commonly used in South Asian (Indian, Bangladeshi, Nepali, Sri Lankan, and Pakistani) cuisine and ritual. (Not strictly a vegetable oil, but used in the same way in some countries.)

VO 10 Grapeseed Oil
Used in cooking and cosmetics.

VO 11 Groundnut Oil / Peanut Oil / Arachis Oil
Often used in Chinese, South Asian and Southeast Asian cuisine. Used to make soap.

VO 12 Hazelnut Oil

VO 13 Macadamia Oil
Used in cooking (particularly in Australia); also used in cosmetics.

VO 14 Mustard Seed Oil
Often used for cooking in North India, Eastern India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Pakistan.

VO 15 Olive Oil
Used in cooking, cosmetics and soaps.

VO 16 Olive Oil, Organic

VO 17 Palm Oil
Widely used in the commercial food industry. A common home cooking ingredient in the tropical belt of Africa, Southeast Asia and parts of Brazil.

VO 18 Rapeseed/Canola Oil
One of the most widely used cooking oils.

VO 19 Rice Bran Oil
Popular as a cooking oil in several Asian countries, including Japan and China. Also used in cosmetics, confectionery, shoe creams and polishing compounds. Used in the preparation of vegetable (non-butter) ghee.

VO 20 Safflower Oil

VO 21 Safflower Oil, Organic

VO 22 Sesame Oil
Used as a cooking oil in South India, it is often used as a flavor enhancer in Chinese, Japanese, Middle Eastern, Korean, and Southeast Asian cuisine. Used in Ayurvedic medicine.

VO 23 Sesame Oil, Organic

VO 24 Sesame Oil, Toasted

VO 25 Soybean Oil/ Soya Bean Oil
Accounts for about half of worldwide edible oil production. Also used as a base for some printing inks and oil paints.

VO 26 Soybean Oil/ Soya Bean Oil, Organic

VO 27 Sunflower Oil
A common cooking oil.

VO 28 Sunflower Oil, Organic

VO 29 Walnut Oil
Mainly used in cold dishes and salad dressings.