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MARKETS FOR OIL

So far… Culinary Oils, Cosmetics, Green fuels, Green lubrication oils, Animal supplements/conditioners, paints, candles.

CULINARY OILS

The market for cold pressed oils is growing all the time, supermarkets used to stock a single brand on the bottom shelf, now most of them have rapeseed oil (and other oils) from 2 or 3 producers prominently displayed. Stand aside olive oil - your time is up. I could sing the praises of cold pressed seed and nut oils but it's easier to have a look at other websites, search cold pressed rapeseed, or flax of cold pressed oils. 

ANIMAL SUPPLIMENTS

The cake is a valuable animal feed but oils are also used in animal suppliments, flax for example for horse health and condition. Recently we have supplied presses to extract fat from Black Soldier Fly larvae.

COSMETICS

Soaps, lotions, shampoos, massage oils, Many natural seed and nut oils are used, recently we supplied equipment to press jojoba and shea butter.

CANDLES

We have a process to solidify oil, all natural and makes great candles. Let me know if you want to make candles (works with all types of vegetable oils) 
 

INDUSTRIAL OILS SUCH AS GREEN LUBRICATION OILS

Biolubricants are oils designed for rapid biodegradability and low environmental toxicity.

Probably one of the most promising markets for small producers to break into would be total loss lubricants such as chain saw oils, bicycle oils and other lost oils such as release oils for concrete shuttering etc.

We have recently found a supplier of biodegradable tackifier for rapeseed oil. This is a product that will make the oil tacky or stringy so that it sticks well to bicycle and other chains and the bar of chainsaws rather than flinging off as the chain. If anyone is interested in trying out their oil mixed with tackifier then please get in touch.
 

SOME OTHERS to think about:

  • Sunflower cake is a high value high protein chicken feed
  • Did you know linoleum (the flooring) is made from linseed oil (hence the name Linoleum. It's also used as a base for paints, varnishes and putty.
  • We pressed some hazel nuts and walnuts, loads of oil and very nice too.
  • Flax seed oil
  • Camelina (jet fuel!)
  • Jatropha
  • Jojoba (not an oil but a liquid wax)
  • Baobab
  • Avocado
  • Pumpkin seed
  • Grape seed
  • and so on and so on ................