Rapeseed oil

Rapeseed (Brassica napus), also known as rape, oilseed rape, and, in the case of one particular group of cultivars, canola, is a bright-yellow flowering member of the family Brassicaceae (mustard or cabbage family), cultivated mainly for its oil-rich seed. It is the third-largest source of vegetable oil and second-largest source of protein meal in the world. Rapeseed oil in industrial applications is mainly used in (bio) lubricants and resins.

Derived from: Rapeseed (Brassica napus)
Main growing areas: EU, China, Canada



Main applications:
Lubricants, resins


  • Crude rapeseed oil
  • Refined rapeseed oil
  • Methyl ester rapeseed oil

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