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Oilseed Processing for Small-Scale Producers



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By Al Kurki, Janet Bachmann
and Holly Hill
NCAT Agriculture Specialists

Lakeitha Ruffin and Byrhonda Lyons
NCAT Interns

Matt Rudolf
Piedmont Biofuels Cooperative

Published: 2008

Updated: n/a

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Introduction

There are many varieties of seeds and nuts that can produce oils for food, nutraceuticals, skincare products, aromatherapies, fuels and industrial lubricants. This publication describes the basic processes involved in oil processing including seed cleaning, extraction, clarification, packaging and storage. Sources for more information and equipment are included in the References and Resources sections at the end of the publication.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Getting started
Basic processing steps
Oilseed by-products: Meal and hulls
Adding value adds costs
References
Resources

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