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Palm Oil - Palm oil is produced from the fruit of the oil palm, or Elaeis Guinnesis tree, which originated in West Guinea. Currently, Malaysia is the largest exporter of Palm Oil in the world. Our Palm oil is physically refined without the use of chemical solvents, thereby reducing the risk of residue contamination. Palm oil is used in cold process soap to add to the hardness of the bar and is typically replaced for tallow in all vegetable oil recipes.

In keeping with our social and ethical responsibility goals, our Palm oil supplier is a member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), an organization that supports sustainable palm oil production. For more information see their website here.

Note: Yes! These bags are boilable! Please make sure that you use our Double Boiler Maker so the plastic doesn't melt on direct contact with the metal of the hot pan.

NOTE: the 5 gallon pail holds 35 lbs weight of oil

INCI: Elaeis guineensis (Palm) Oil


Average Rating:
(based on 10 reviews)

Showing 1 - 5 of 10 Reviews:

by Ronald
on 6/1/2014
Great product but poor packaging
I purchased your Black and Tan CP soap making kit and doubled up on the oils for future projects. I used the microwave, per the directions supplied in your blog, to melt the Palm oil so that it could be weighed. When I checked the package 30 seconds into it cooking the white top had popped off and oil was going everywhere. I figured it was just the odd chance of having a mfg problem with the bag. On my next project I melted the Palm oil in the microwave again but this time the side of the bag had been sliced under the label and when heated it squirted all over the microwave again. I just don't see how this could happen to two separate packs. I understand the odd structural issue with lots but to have it happen twice in a row was just discouraging. Both soap lots came out well and I was happy with the product itself but wanted you to know in case there is a manufacturing defect. It did not happen to the other oils just the Palm. Have a great day, Ron

Reply from Bramble Berry
Hi Ronald! I'm so sorry to hear that your Palm Oil bags gave you some trouble. We have used this bags over and over again, and have never experienced these issues. I can understand how frustrating that must have been! I will be contacting you personally to help you resolve this issue, please look out for my email!

by sandi
on 5/8/2014
Love it, but difficult to open 5 gallon container
Is there an easy way to open the 5-gallon plastic container? I always struggle with it.
by Marilyn J.
on 3/1/2014
A palm I can use!
I've never liked using palm oil because of the need to heat-and-mix. (Not only is that a hassle, but I only soap for myself and so only use small amounts of the stuff at a time (if I use palm at all) - so what does one do with the rest of the oil, especially if you have no fixed recipe? Repeated heating and cooling can't be a good thing.) In fact I have been leery of palm since the last batch I used it in separated and had issues. (The consensus was that it was not properly mixed.) I did have one old soap with palm that I liked, though, so I decided to try it again. I sized my recipe to use one lb of palm oil, and this new packaging rocks! I was able to nuke the oil in the microwave and mix it thoroughly, and the tiny bit that was left over (after weighing out 16 oz) just got discarded with the packaging. No muss, no fuss, nothing left over to store or deal with, palm oil thoroughly mixed - this one lb boilable/nukeable bag is a WIN for us small soapers! Thanks!
by SeDonna
on 1/19/2014
Great product and the packaging worked great
I was leary of the packaging for this and the cocounut oil I purchased. I decided to at least try them, given the other reviews and the great price. So glad I did. I was able to lay the bag on it's side in my microwave. I have a higher wattage, so I decided to do a minute at a time, and I only needed that one minute. It was liquid enough that I was able to mush it around really good to blend and then pour what I needed. I'll definitely buy this again. The packaging helps make the most of the limited space I have.
by Marcie
on 1/8/2014
Need choice in container
I really like the palm oil in soaps and lotions. Bag is great for soap because I use all of it. Likes the white plastic container for making lotion because I don't use it all. I also like that it is sustainable.
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