Corn Oil Market Estimated To Register A CAGR of 3.8 % Over 2016-2020

Date: 2016-09-11

Since corn oil is quite a healthy oil because it is composed mainly of polyunsaurated fatty acids (PUFAs ) and low on saturated fat. It is also used in skin care and hair care, besides many other industrial applications. The research reveals global Corn Oil market is projected to register a CAGR of 3.8 % over the forecasted period 2016-2020.

The key driver to grow the Corn Oil market is the increasing population, and those people have diversity dietary habit in different oils. 

In terms of geographic, the Asia holds the dominated the position in production and consumption around the world due to its largest population. 

Corn oil is oil extracted from the germ of corn (maize). Its main use is in cooking, where its high smoke point makes refined corn oil valuable frying oil. It is also a key ingredient in some margarine. Corn oil is generally less expensive than most other types of vegetable oils. One bushel of corn contains 1.55 pounds of corn oil (2.8% by weight). Corn agronomists have developed high-oil varieties.

The best oil in terms of health benefits is the cold pressed oil. The oil when extracted is dense and needs to be refined before it is used for cooking purposes. One can also use unrefined oil as it contains more of health boosting plant phytochemicals. The common process of making corn oil involves expeller pressing. The oil is then treated with a solvent. After that it is refined which gets rid of free fatty acids. Finally, it is sent through steam distillation to get rid of volatile organic compounds. However, this process leads to loss of useful compounds and also leads to contamination with the solvent, although very small.

Corn Oil market share by region as following:


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Joanna | Executive – International Business and partner Relations
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