Commercial Advantages
Commercial Advantages of NuSun
NuSun® sunflower oil is an exciting new choice designed with the needs of today's foods manufacturer in mind. It is the natural choice for taste, performance and health benefits. Here are some of the benefits of using NuSun oil:
  • Great taste. An independent taste sensory panel ranks it "significantly better" than other choices. Research conducted at USDA/ARS National Center for Ag Utilization Research, Peoria, IL by Dr. Kathy Warner
  • Optimal frying performance
  • No hydrogenation needed; eliminates trans fat concerns
  • Low in saturated fat, less than 10 percent
  • Healthy fatty acid profile, high in monounsaturated fat
  • Longer fry life
  • Shelf stability advantages
  • Not a transgenic product
  • Market priced
Case in Point: Harvard Teaching Hospital
"NuSun is a definite go," says Kathy McManus, M.S., R.D., Director of Nutrition at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston, MA. The hospital uses NuSun sunflower oil in their food service operations. Brigham and Women's Hospital is known as a leader worldwide in patient care, education, nutrition and research, and is a major teaching hospital associated with Harvard Medical School.

"In addition to NuSun being a healthful, trans free oil, the customers love the taste and the food service staff love its performance," says McManus. Kathy McManus and Karen Purdy-Reilly, R.D., Food Service Director for the hospital, were looking for cooking oil that did not contribute any trans fats to their fried cafeteria selections. However from a practical side, they needed cooking oil that produced tasty fried items that looked appetizing but also worked well in busy kitchens and had a comparable price to the partially hydrogenated product that they were using.

Read the full story in The Sunflower archives.
NuSun Informational Brochure
Download the informational brochure (see the link below) which includes a full synopsis of the research findings over the past years clearly showing the benefits of NuSun sunflower oil for consumers and manufacturers.

The 8.5" x 11" four-page brochure contains graphs, charts, and scientific research that describes the heart-healthy advantages for consumers as well as the benefits to using NuSun in the food industry.
NuSun Informational Brochure file size: 412 kb
NuSun Informational Brochure

return to top of page

   More about Sunflower ►