Follow Myande, Rediscover the Cottonseed Oil
Follow Myande, Rediscover the Cottonseed Oil
Follow Myande, Rediscover the Cottonseed Oil
May 9, 2022
Cottonseed oil is also called cotton oil for short, it has been used as an edible oil in China for thousands of years. In fact, cottonseed oil is still a mainstream cooking oil all around the world.

Cotton oil is a mainstream edible oil.
Cotton oil is a type of oil made by pressing cotton seeds and further refining. China is the world’s largest producer of cotton and cottonseed, producing 9.2 million tons of cotton seed and around 1.3 million tons of cotton oil in 2021, followed by India, the USA, Brazil, Pakistan and Uzbekistan.
Xinjiang, Huanghuai River basin and Yangtze River basin are the top 3 cotton-producing regions in China.
In Hebei, Shandong, Henan, Xinjiang and other places where cotton is grown, cotton oil is the traditional cooking oil for local people. And cotton oil processing plants are mainly concentrated in the north-west, north and east China.
Cotton oil also has a certain of share in the international vegetable oil market and is still widely consumed in USA, Canada, Europe and other developed countries.

Cottonseed oil contains nearly 80% unsaturated fatty acids and is also rich in functional ingredients such as vitamin E, sterols and squalene, as well as being resistant to high temperatures and antioxidants, making it more suitable for frying. A number of well-known foreign restaurant chains use cotton seed oil as the first choice of frying oil.
Global Cottonseed Oil Consumption
Global Protein Meal Consumption
Why is cottonseed oil rarely promoted?
Since the cottonseed oil has high quality and high consumption, why it is rarely promoted?
Because there has been controversy over the use of cottonseed oil, and the price can’t be matched with the value, the industry development has encountered difficulties. Gossypol is a natural ingredient to resist pests and diseases contained in cotton, but it is harmful to humans. In the past, restricted by production technology, unrefined cotton oil contains gossypol and other harmful substances, and there have been food safety incidents caused by the consumption of unrefined cotton oil. As a result, people still have a prejudice against cottonseed oil.
Nowadays, cotton oil has been refined to remove harmful substances and is safe for consumption, but the public cannot distinguish between the concepts of crude cotton oil and refined cotton oil. There are also a lot of vague media reports that not only do not clear up people's doubts, but also add to the misconceptions about cottonseed oil. When we search for information on cottonseed oil, most of the information is negative.

However, what the public does not understand is that China's cottonseed oil and cottonseed processing comprehensive utilization technology is already in the international leading position. Myande Group has developed the dephenolization technology to effectively remove the gossypol contained in cotton oil and cottonseed protein. In addition, cottonseed protein can replace soybean meal for the feed industry, and cottonseed hulls are the main raw material for culture medium in edible mushroom industry, thus making the best use of cottonseed resources.
800TPD Cotton Seed Pressing and Oil Extraction Plant Supplied By Myande
1,100TPD Cotton Seed Pressing and Oil Extraction Plant Supplied By Myande
Find the right position and follow the trend.
The current edible oil market is highly competitive, but the seemingly saturated edible oil market can still be subdivided into categories. For example, peanut oil, corn oil and tea seed oil all have taken their place in their respective market segments and created good reputation and economic benefits.
Nowadays, cottonseed oil is mostly used as a raw material for blending oil, and is often "anonymous". Cottonseed processing enterprises should be based on the characteristics of cottonseed oil, find the right market positioning, dig deeper into the value of the product, to obtain profit and market space.
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