Palm Oil Developments No.60 (June 2014) p24-27

Offer for Technology Adoption of MPOB Modified Fractionation Programme for Increased Olein Yield

Chong Chiew Let* and Yeoh Chee Beng*

Are the fractionation plants in your organisation looking for ways to further improve your organization’s profit and operational efficiency from your fractionation process? If the answer is yes, then read on. It is a well known fact that palm oil, being a semi-solid oil at ambient temperature, can be fractionated to produce palm olein and palm stearin. Palm olein is used as a cooking oil while palm stearin finds uses in a number of edible applications which require a solid fat.

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Author information:
* Malaysian Palm Oil Board (MPOB),
6 Persiaran Institusi, Bandar Baru Bangi,
43000 Kajang, Selangor, Malaysia.