Organic Almond Oil
Almond oil is produced by cold pressing and filtration. The filtration allows to separate the almonds from protein components which should not be present in the oil. Almond oil is considered as one of the highest quality care oils that nourishes the skin optimally. It contains mono- and double unsaturated fatty acids as well as oleic acid and linoleic acid. Linoleic acid is particularly suitable for dry and itchy skin. Almond oil is mainly used in the cosmetics industry, for example as massage oil for babies.
The mild almond oil is also used in the pharmaceutical industry. It is often used as a component of dermatological salves as it has soothing properties and deeply nourishes dry, chapped skin.
In cooking, toasted and cold-pressed almond oil are most widely used. Almond oil is a high-quality culinary oil. It enhances the flavour of salads and is suitable for cooking, baking and deep-frying food.
Organic Almond Protein
Almond protein is the refined by-product of the almond oil production process. To produce almond protein, Sicilian almonds are gently pressed and the oil cake is ground into a fine flour. The low bitter almond content allows the almonds to develop its full nutty aroma and your baked goods do not end up tasting of marzipan. Almond protein contains minerals such as potassium, magnesium, calcium, and the trace element iron.
Almond protein has a protein content of more than 50 % which makes it an excellent source of vegan protein. Thanks to its low amount of carbohydrates, it is a popular ingredient in low-carb recipes. Almond protein can be used for cooking, baking and enhancing muesli, smoothies, milkshakes and more.