TT No. 470: Antioxidant Chilli Oil

Red palm oil has an exceptionally high level of phytonutrients such as carotenes, tocotrienols and squalene. With the infusion of essential oils from chilies and other herbs, we are able to extend the nutritional benefits of the oil. We have demonstrated in our laboratory the antioxidant, anti-cancer and anti inflammation properties for some mixed phytonutrients. […]

TT No. 469: SHORTSTIR (Palm-based Chicken Fat Substitute)

Shorstir is a palm-based chicken fat sabstitute formulated from palm fractions and other commercial dats. The ratio of its saturated, monousaturated and polyunsaturated fatty acids is 4.8: 3.8 : 1. This ratio is similar to natural chicken fat. As an improvement, the oleic acid content of Shorstir is higher while the lauric acid content is […]

TT No. 465: Shaving Lathers with Palm Vitamin E

The most common problem associated with shaving is skin irritation, which includes nicks and cuts. Some skin irritation is unavoidable because of the removal of beard hair. Therefore, palm vitamin E (tocotrienol-rich product) is incorporated into shaving lather formulations to reduce skin inflammation and irritation and to reduce the amount of water loss from the […]