Biona Organic Virgin Coconut Oil  200g

Biona Organic Virgin Coconut Oil 200g

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Our Price £4.33  (£2.17 per 100g)  

Product Details

Fresh coconuts are peeled and dried then after careful pressing the coconut oil is simply filtered. There is no bleaching or pasteurisation, so this virgin coconut oil maintains all it's natural flavour and and goodness.

Coconut oil is a naturally saturated oil which is incredible low in trans-fats. For this reason it is stable at high temperatures so is a great oil to use for cooking if you want to avoid trans-fats. Coconut oil is high in aluric acid (one of the main components in breast milk) and lends a rich & flavourful nutritious boost to salad dressings and smoothies
Coconut oil is not only highly nutritious, it is also effective as an all purpose moisturiser and natural hair and body conditioner. It is suitable for everyone - from protecting sensitive baby skin to nourishing and softening rough calloused work worn hands (and feet!).

Usage

  • Cooking & Baking Suitable for all types of cooking, baking and high temperature frying. Perfect for all Asian dishes.
  • Salad Dressings & Smoothies Use as an alternative to other oils in salad dressings or as a base for smoothies and desserts
  • Dairy free spread Coconut oil can be used to replace butter, margarine or other spread. It's got a fantastic flavour and makes a great dairy free spread.
  • Hair & Body Care Can be used externally to nourish skin and hair.
  • Anti-fungal Action Coconut oil contains lauric acid, which has anti-fungal properties - you could even try massaging between your toes if you are prone to athlete's foot.

Ingredients

Organic cold pressed virgin coconut oil.

Nutritional Information

Typical values per 100g:
Energy 3586kJ/857kcal, protein 0g, carbohydrates 0g, fat 100g (of which saturates 89.29g, polyunsaturated fats 3.57g, monounsaturated fats 0.71g), caprylic acid C:8 5.4-9.5g, caprylic acid C:10 4.5-9.7g, lauric acid C:12 44.1-51.0g, myristic acid C:14 13.1-18.5g, palmic acid C:16 7.5-10.5g, stearic acid C:18 1.0-3.2g

Other Information

Coconut oil is solid below 18°C and becomes liquid above 24°C. This is a natural process and no goodness is lost in the transition.
Biona organic cold pressed virgin coconut oil comes from a farmers cooperative in the Phillipines.

Coconut oil is sometimes referred to as coconut butter.

Recipe

Coconut oil salad dressing:
A subtle and delicate dressing which adds flavour without being overpowering.

4 tbsp virgin coconut oil
1 tablespoon vinegar
½ teaspoon raw honey
¼ teaspoon Himalayan salt

- Place coconut oil into a small metal bowl and add vinegar & Whisk briskly - mixture will be thick.
- Add honey and salt and whisk until well combined.
- To thin mixture place above a saucepan of just simmering water and continue stirring, the dressing will quickly go runny when it becomes slightly warmer then room temperature and it can be tossed easily with chilled greens.

Gluten Free/Casein Free Diet, Organic, Vegetarian

Customer reviews - Biona Organic Virgin Coconut Oil 200g

Recipes

- Sat 30th Jun 2012
This coconut oil is just lovely, it smells gorgeous, though only tastes very mild. I licked the spoon I used to get some out of the jar - when else can you do that with an oil you're about to cook with? Lovely. I slathered it on 1cm Aubergine slices before sprinkling over dried thyme,oregano and a little natural salt and grilling until golden. Gorgeous.
Reviewer's Name: Suzanna Payne

Reviews

So buttery! - Tue 12th Oct 2010
I use it on my hair and minor cuts, and it works fast and -quite literally- brilliantly!
The smell is very pleasant, not too strong. When used in cooking, it has a surprisingly buttery taste. This is a very good buy.
Reviewer's Name: Gaelle Chassery

Biona Organic Coconut Oil - Thu 11th Nov 2010
Wow I wish I'd discovered this years ago!! It has virtually no taste unlike olive oil so doesn't taint delicate flavours. It works brilliantly both in cooking and as the other reviewers have said, on skin and hair. It seems expensive but lasts and lasts as you only need a tiny bit at a time. Fabulous product.
Reviewer's Name: Ms Alison Perry

Smells Delicious - Thu 7th Apr 2011
I love this coconut oil! You can smell the coconut when you open it so you can tell it's really good quality, unlike the coconut oil you can get in supermarkets. I've used it for multiple different things, as a moisturiser, hair conditioner, frying, in baking. It's brilliant!
Reviewer's Name: Charlotte

- Tue 29th Nov 2011
We use coconut oil for cooking, to enhance smoothies and on skin and hair! Great product
Reviewer's Name: William Bedford

- Wed 21st Dec 2011
This is a great quality product, and although it seems expensive, as other reviewers have said it lasts a long time. Also the Biona one is very good value compared to other brands. Great in all types of cooking, it's supposed to be one of the healthiest for cooking with at high temperatures because it doesn't get damaged by the heat. I use it in baking and when frying onions for soups etc, even to fry eggs. As it's virgin it does smell lovely and coconutty, but if you're cooking something and don't want the flavour just heating it for a while removes it.
Reviewer's Name: Susanna

Cannot fault it... - Thu 16th Feb 2012
Love this, a natural, wonderful oil for skin, for cooking, for smoothies, by the spoonful....try it. Tastes lovely!
Reviewer's Name: Zuzu

- Mon 20th Feb 2012
I like to use this as a moisturiser on my skin and as a vegan alternative to unsalted butter. I really like it on Rye!
Reviewer's Name: Chloe Nightingale

Love It!! - Wed 10th Oct 2012
I love the Biona Organic virgin coconut oil, its texture and flavour is second to none! Reasonably priced and has so many uses, its like a wonder food!
Reviewer's Name: joanne adamson

- Tue 20th Nov 2012
This oil tastes great on grains especially quinoa and millet. I have also found it useful as part of an anti-candida diet.
Reviewer's Name: Stacey Beckitt

- Mon 1st Apr 2013
Great quality coconut oil, used in cooking and works as a great moisturiser
Reviewer's Name: Mrs C McGlashan

- Tue 21st May 2013
Absolutely brilliant. The most versatile thing in my kitchen, I use it to cook as butter and on my face and body if they're feeling dry.
Reviewer's Name: S Pelly

- Sun 15th Sep 2013
Fabulous tasting oil great for baking and making home made dark chocolate
love it
Reviewer's Name: fiona mcbride

Wonderful - Tue 28th Jan 2014
Very versatile for both cooking and using on the whole body and hair. Coconut Oil is perfect for sweet and savoury dishes eg. rice, curries, pasta, soups, sweets/deserts, snacks, chutneys, array of breads - delicious, nutritious and full of vitamins.
Reviewer's Name: D BISALA

Good value. - Tue 25th Feb 2014
I bought this coconut oil after a recommendation from a friend but find the taste too intense or salty at times when eaten on bread or rice cakes so I've kep it for cooking and for hands etc.
Reviewer's Name: Alma Tumilowicz

- Wed 23rd Apr 2014
Love it
Reviewer's Name: Ms N S Waite

- Thu 11th Sep 2014
Pleasant tasting oil in cakes and scones
Reviewer's Name: sheila wright

Tips

Excellent Body Moisturiser - Sat 24th Jan 2009
Initially bought this for a raw vegan chocolate cake recipe (which was delicious and courtesy of Raw Food Fairies) but it is also great as a body moisturiser. Keep it at room temperature and scoop out a small amount which quickly melts into skin (a little goes a long way). It's organic and just one ingredient, so why pay a fortune for a body moisturiser with a long ingredient list, when this is just as effective and smells like Hawaii. Also great for the hair!
Reviewer's Name: Green Lashes

A product with hundreds of uses! - Tue 9th Oct 2012
I love coconut oil, and Biona's is very high quality. It is excellent to use for moisturising skin, as a replacement for butter in cooking and baking (especially with sweet recipes), and for cleaning teeth.
Reviewer's Name: Paul Richardson





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