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Oil Fortification

Cooking oil is a very suitable food for fortification with vitamin A since it is widespread in private and commercial use. In addition, the fortification process requires no special equipment, as vitamin A itself is an oil in its natural state shows good heat stability in frying and storage, and is readily miscible with other oils and fats.

Vitamin A Calculator

This calculator will evaluate the amount of BASF Oily Vitamin A needed to fortify vegetable oil.

Level of fortification:

l.U./g in final oil

Amount of oil to fortify:

Metric Tons

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Vitamin A-Palmitate 1.0 million l.U./g

kg

MT

Vitamin A-Palmitate 1.7 million l.U./g

kg

MT

Vitamin A-Acetate 1.5 million l.U./g

kg

MT

Vitamin A-Propionate 2.5 million l.U./g

kg

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The Fortification of Oil with Vitamin A

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