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SUNFLOWER OIL
Production of sunflower oil

leaders by production and export of sunflower oil are Russia, Ukraine, and Argentina. They produce more than a half of world amount of oil and export almost 90 % of sunflower oil.

SUNFLOWER SEEDS
Sunflower is a monocyclic plant of aster family. Sunflower seeds are used for production of sunflower oil and margarine. Wastes of sunflower seeds processing are press cake and oil cake which are used as high-protein fodder additives in animal-breeding.

Sunflower seeds contain minerals, phospholipids, fat acids, vitamin PP, vitamin E, and have high feeding and biological value.

Chemical composition of sunflower seeds is specified in table 1.



 
Table 1. Chemical composition of sunflower seeds (per 100 g)
Substance
Measuring unit
Amount
Water
ml
8
proteins
g
20.7
Fats
g
52.9
Carbohydrates
g
5
Sodium
mg
160
Potassium
mg
647
Calcium
mg
367
Magnesium
mg
317
Phosphorous
mg
530
Iron
mg
61
Vitamin B1
mg
1.84
Vitamin B2
mg
0.18
Vitamin PP
mg
10.12
Energy value
kcal
578