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Defining the Organic Vegetable Oil Production Process
Defining the Organic Vegetable Oil Production Process By Jackie Greatorex We are often asked for a more in-depth explanation of the production process of our organic high oleic sunflower oil. To carry the certified USDA Organic seal, firstly the seed must be grown using organic farming methods. These methods [...]
Canola Oil the better choice over vegetable oil?
Canola Oil the better choice over Vegetable Oil? By Jackie Greatorex A curious question I am often asked is what the difference is between vegetable oil and canola oil. How do you choose which oil to use in your product? Vegetable oil is oil extracted from seeds or from other [...]
Spack International – Trade Show 2021 Schedule
Spack International - Trade Show 2021 Schedule Our team will be present on the following trade shows. Natural Products Expo East (NPEE) Thu, Sep 23, 2021 – Sat, Sep 25, 2021 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Booth 545 2021 SupplySide West Mon, Oct 25, 2021 – Thu, Oct 28, 2021 Las Vegas, [...]
Fascinating Facts About Canola Oil
Fascinating Facts About Canola Oil by Jackie Greatorex Origin Canola oil comes from a crop of plants in the Brassica family which include turnip, cabbage, mustard, broccoli, Brussels sprouts and cauliflower. The canola plant grows three to five feet tall and produce seed-filled pods which contain about 45% [...]
Winterization of Vegetable Oil: RBD vs RBDW
Winterization of Vegetable Oil: RBD vs RBDW By Jackie Greatorex It can become very confusing trying to understand organic natural ingredients and the various terms applied to them. I will break down the extraction and refining process for organic seeds and elaborate on the jargon you may have [...]
Palm Oil Demystified: Everything About Organic Palm Oil
Palm Oil Demystified by Jackie Greatorex Palm Oil is among the world’s most versatile raw materials. Also referred to by its botanical name, Elaeis guineensis, this genus of palm is native to west and southwest Africa. Alas, palm oil has been the subject of controversy over the years. [...]
Organic Oils Market Insight Report – April 2021
Organic Oils Market Insight Report – April 2021 Welcome to our Organic Oils Market Insight Report - April 2021 ! It has been a tumultuous year in the vegetable oil market. At Spack International, we feel it’s important to keep our customers and prospects apprised of driving factors. This [...]
IBC Totes and Drums – Which Should You Choose?
IBC Totes and Drums – Which Should You Choose? By Jackie Hartnett, Spack International On a day to day basis, I get asked so many great questions about the best type of packaging to use for your manufacturing process. I thought now would be a great time to [...]
Fabulous Flaxseed Oil
Fabulous Flaxseed Oil: Jam-Packed with Nutrition By Jackie Hartnett Flaxseeds have long been considered a healthy addition to one’s diet, providing a hearty dose of protein and fiber. Given their excellent nutrient profile, it’s fair to assume that flaxseed oil also has abundant health benefits. Did you know [...]
Virtual Conferences vs. Physical Trade Shows
Virtual Events vs. Physical Trade Shows By Jackie Hartnett It has been six months since a global pandemic crept in and forced adjustments to the way we conduct business. Prior to March, 2020, attending Expos and Trade Shows were commonplace. They are considered vital to start-up companies such [...]
Cosmetic Uses for Sunflower Oil
Cosmetic Uses for Sunflower Oil By Jackie Hartnett What comes to mind when considering sunflowers? The majestic presence of a towering plant with huge, bright flowers. Or their yummy seeds that are great for a snack or atop a salad. Usage of sunflower oil is [...]
The Many Uses for Organic Sunflower Oil
The Many Uses for Organic Sunflower Oil By Jackie Hartnett The stunning presence of a sunflower, characteristic with a large flower head, defined with dark florets on the interior and yellow, spiky petals surrounding the perimeter, have long captured the attention of souls seduced by creativity and those [...]
So, What IS Organic High Oleic Sunflower Oil?
So, What IS Organic High Oleic Sunflower Oil? Sunflower oil comes in a variety of different options. If you’re new to the sunflower oil market, you may be scratching your head trying to figure out which sunflower oil will work best for your application. In [...]
What’s Ahead? Organic Sunflower Oil Market Insights July 2020
What’s Ahead? Organic Sunflower Oil Market Insights July 2020 Amidst Covid-19, many have been anxiously waiting for news how the organic industry in general will be affected. The importance of organic continues to rise, says the Organic Trade Association. The fallout of Covid-19 has already had dramatic [...]
Journey to the Heart of Organic Sunflower Oil Production – Part 2
Journey to the Heart of Organic Sunflower Oil Production - Part 2 In Part 1, I started this “Journey to the Netherlands series” to describe my adventure visiting the various crushing and refining facilities. This series is an attempt to enlighten those who have not been able to [...]
Journey to the Heart of Organic Sunflower Oil Production – Part 1
Journey to the Heart of Organic Sunflower Oil Production - Part 1 The Netherlands, which can be translated to mean “the low-lands” is purported to be one of the lowest countries in the world, with one third of the country below sea level. As my flight descended into [...]
Spotlight on SNaC International
Spotlight on SNaC International The global vegetable oil market continues to grow at a rapid pace thanks to consumer expectations for usage of higher nutritional value ingredients and increased awareness on the benefits of healthy alternatives. The snack industry, in an effort to stay abreast of current trends, [...]
Supply Side West thrives in Las Vegas
Supply Side West thrives in Las Vegas Every October, Supply Side West takes Vegas by storm and 2019 provided yet another stellar show with impressive exhibitor booth displays and presentations. The excitement was palpable as the Expo Hall gatekeepers opened the doors to the throngs of the [...]
Spack International is growing the team !
Spack International is growing the team ! Regional Sales Manager Spack International Inc. Connecticut, United States Spack International, the premier producer of certified organic oils, is expanding in the US and needs a strong sales leader who can further expand our customer base on the East-Coast and [...]