Is rapeseed oil produced in the UK?
Yes, rapeseed oil is produced from the third most important crop grown in the UK after wheat and barley. It is the only commonly used culinary oil that can be widely found both grown and bottled in the UK. Other vegetable oils, such as olive or sunflower, are primarily imported from mainland Europe or further afield. Rapeseed oil is also produced in other countries, such as Ireland, France, Germany, Netherlands and Canada.
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Rapeseed oil basics
Find out more about the healthy cooking oil, known in the US as canola oil.Find out more
Read this AHDB guide to help make healthier choices in your diet and lifestyle.Find out more
Discover the health benefits of rapeseed oil with our handy guide.Find out more
Read our guide to the nutrients contained in rapeseed oil. Minerals, vitamins and more.Find out more