rape oil

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Related to rape oil: rapeseed oil, palm oil
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Synonyms for rape oil

edible light yellow to brown oil from rapeseed used also as a lubricant or illuminant

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Increasing quantities of rape oil are being used in Europe for biodiesel fuel, in the form of ethyl esters.
Increasing demand for rape oil for biodiesel production, especially in the first half of 2010, is expected to bring EU-27 rapeseed crushings to 22.
3 percent from a year earlier as prices for items such as cornstarch and rape oil rose, with increased demand for corn and other grains for the production of plant-derived biofuels.
In the UK just eight GM ingredients are licensed for inclusion in food - three types of oilseed rape oil, three types of maize and their oils, one tomato and one type of soya.
In the 1960s the elimination of the content of erucic acid glycerides in rapeseed oil was the first step in the selection of rape plants to obtain edible rape oil.
Sir, - The hysteria which has been worked up in respect of a small quantity of genetically modified rape oil seed by irresponsible organisations such as Friends of the Earth and Greenpeace is more dangerous to the public than the alleged danger of the spread of the GEM crop by pollen.
AGRICULTURE Market access (tariffs and tariff quotas)* Improvements have been made on the tariff quota for rape oil, as well as on tariffs on products such as: rape oil (down from 85% to 9%), pasta (down from 25% to 15%), butter (down from 30% to 10%), milk powder (down from 25% to 10%), mandarins (down from 40% to 12%), wine (down from 65% to 14%), olives (down from 25% to 10%) and wheat gluten (down from 30% to 18%).
Canola" is a term dreamed up by a Canadian marketing department to get around the difficulty of trying to sell something called rape oil.
I found out recently that oilseed rape oil is actually used in cooking oils in some countries.