Safe and Profitable Oil Production Fact Sheets

Created with SARE support
Penn State and University of Vermont Extension | 2013

Oil Production Fact Sheets

Edible oils, which are oils used for salad dressing, deep fat frying or pan frying cooking methods, are often produced by large-scale processors. But Penn State University and the University of Vermont have been working together to create easily accessible information on edible oil production for small-scale processors. The following fact sheets provide information on oilseed pressing, filtering, cleaning and storage, processing, and oil seed regulations, specifically for small-scale processors.  

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This material is based upon work that is supported by the National Institute of Food and Agriculture, U.S. Department of Agriculture through the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.