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  • All fats and oils are composed of fat molecules called fatty acids.
  • There are two methods of classifying fatty acids. The one you are most familiar is based on saturation. You have saturated fatty acids, monounsaturated fatty acids, and polyunsaturated fatty acids.
  • The second method of classification is based on molecular size or length of the carbon chain in the fatty acid.
  • There are short-chain fatty acids (SCFA), medium-chain fatty acids(MCFA), and long-chain fatty acids (LCFA).
  • Another term you will often see in reference to fatty acids is triglyceride. Three fatty acids joined together make a triglyceride, so there are short-chain triglycerides (SCT), medium-chain triglycerides (MCT), or long-chain triglycerides (LCT).
  • Coconut oil is unique because it is composed predominately of MCT.
  • The MCT gives unique character and healing properties. Almost all of the medium-chain triglycerides used in research, medicine, and food products come from coconut oil
  • MCT from coconut oil are used in hospital formulas to feed the very young & the critically ill
  • Preparation of Fractionated Coconut Oil is by  hydrolysis of coconut oil. Then, the product is passed through steam distillation to obtain the fractionated coconut oil. The result is a thin oil full of medium-chain triglycerides.
  • Fractionated coconut oil is predominantly composed of Capric and Caprylic acids.
  • Processing (such as hydrolysis and steam distillation) the ordinary coconut oil is going to be slightly more expensive. However, the additional cost does have its own benefits and justifications. Keeping in mind itís extremely long shelf life, stability, and rancidity-resistant properties, it is well worth to pay the price
Basics
  • Coconut Oil
  • Coconut Oil Production
  • Chemistry of coconut oil
  • Coconut Oil Derivatives
  • Coconut Oil and Medium-Chain Triglycerides
  • Oils & Fats Refining  - Terminology

Process

  • Medium-chain triglycerides
  • Distillation of Natural Fatty Acids
    and Their Chemical Derivatives
  • Esterification of Glucose Fatty Acids of
    Coconut Oil
  • Extraction of medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) rich oil from coconut using supercritical carbon dioxide
  • Synthesis process for medium chain glycerides using cavitation
  • Process - abstract

Technology

  • Transesterification and Distillation Under Reduced Pressure
  • Transesterification of Palm Kernel Oil and Coconut Oil by Difference Solid Catalysts
  • Supercritical fluid extraction Technology
  • Production Methyl Laurate from Virgin Coconut Oil via Transesterification and Distillation Methods
  • Fractionation Product of Coconut Oils
  • Improvement of Medium Chain Fatty Acid Content and Antimicrobial Activity of Coconut Oil

Consultant

  • Consultant - Market reports

Machinery

  • Processing Plant
  • Distillation Plant suppliers
  • Esterification Equipments suppliers
  • Super critical cabon dioxide Plant

Standards

  • FDA Regulations

Products

  • Fractionated Coconut Oil
  • Product factsheet
  • Infant food

Patents

  • Triglycerides
  • Method of producing symmetric Triglycerides
  • Drug formulations having long & medium chain Triglycerides
  • Method of the preparation of Triglycerides of medium-chain lenghty fatty acids
  • Butter-flavoured medium chain triglyceride-containing composition
  • Printing application
  • Patent Intermediaries
  • Patent Agents

Company Profiles

  • Manufacturer
  • Company & Products
  • Company - USA
  • Company & Products
  • Company & products
  • List of Companies

Distributors

  • International Distributor
  • Ingredients Supplier
  • Company - Auckland
  • Company - India
  • Company - Japan
  • Supplier

Reports

  • Weight Loss
  • Medium Chain Triglycerides and Structured Lipids
  • Product Evaluation
  • Coconut Program Area
    Research Planning and Prioritization

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