Fry Oils and Shortenings - Heavy-Duty (For Restaurants)

Updated:Aug 19,2010

The following 0 grams trans fat products are listed by percentage of saturated fat, from lowest to highest.  Choose the product with lowest saturated fat that works for your menu item.  The American Heart Association recommends limiting saturated fat to less than 7 percent and trans fat to less than 1 percent of total daily calories. These recommendations and examples of dietary patterns are based on the latest AHA Diet and Lifestyle Recommendations. For a definitions of terms, please refer to the glossary for restaurant operations.

This list is provided as a resource to foodservice establishments and is not intended for consumers.  Reference on this Web site to any specific commercial or brand name products, process, service, manufacturer, or company does not constitute its endorsement or recommendation by the American Heart Association. Products are listed in descending order by saturated fat percentage. The American Heart Association name, heart-and-torch logo or other marks may not be used in any advertising or promotion activities for the product, manufacturers or distributors. While we endeavor to be all-inclusive, the list may not be exhaustive of all products. The list is updated monthly and shows the last update date.

You or manufacturers may request products be added to the lists by e-mailing inquiries@heart.org.

COMPANYPRODUCTDESCRIPTIONSATURATED FAT %

Bunge

ELITE NUTRA-CLEAR NT

High-oleic canola oil dimethylpolysiloxane

7%

Canbra Foods

CANOLA HARVEST HILO CANOLA OIL

High-oleic canola oil TBHQ & dimethylpolysiloxane

7%

Cargill

CLEAR VALLEY HIGH-OLEIC CANOLA OIL

High-oleic canola oil

7%

Cargill

ELITRA

High-oleic canola oil

7%

Catania-Spagna

ULTIMA HI-OLEIC CANOLA OIL

High-oleic canola oil. RBD

7%

Catania-Spagna

ULTIMA HI-OLEIC SUNFLOWER OIL

High-oleic sunflower oil

7%

East Coast Olive Oil

TRI-FRI OIL

Canola, grape seed, safflower TBHQ

7%

Iowa NaturalIOWA NATURAL NO TRANS LOW SATURATED FAT SOY OIL

Low-saturate soybean oil Expeller pressed and refined

7%

Nexcel FoodsNEXCEL CANOLA OILExpellar pressed non-GMO canola oil7%

Sysco

FRY-ON ZT

Canola & corn oil blend TBHQ & dimethylpolysiloxane

7%

US Foodservice

OPTIMAX

High-oleic canola oil dimethylpolysiloxane

7%

Ventura Foods

MEL-FRY FREE CANOLA

High-oleic canola oil TBHQ & dimethylpolysiloxane

7%

Cargill DSO

CRISCO PROFESSIONAL PREMIUM ALL PURPOSE CLEAR FRYING OIL

Canola & sunflower oil blend TBHQ & dimethylpolysiloxane

8%
Cargill DSOCRISCO PROFESSIONAL HEAVY DUTY CREAMY FRYING SHORTENINGCorn, sunflower and hydrogenated soybean blend; TBHQ & dimethylpolysiloxane. Creamy8%
ADMSUPERB SELECT 243-003 POWER-SUNMid-oleic sunflower oil TBHQ & dimethylpolysiloxane10%

ADM, Cargill, Colorado Mills, Humko

NUSUN

Mid-oleic sunflower oil. RBD

10%

Catania-Spagna

ULTIMA MID-OLEIC SUNFLOWER OIL

Mid-oleic sunflower oil TBHQ & dimethylpolysiloxane

10%

ACH Food Companies

FRYMAX ZT

High-oleic sunflower oil

11%

Bunge

AMAIZING NT

Corn & high-oleic canola oil blend TBHQ & dimethylpolysiloxane

11%
BungePOUR N' FRY NTLow linolenic soybean oil, high oleic canola oil,  TBHQ and dimethylpolysiloxane13%

(All brands)

AVOCADO OIL

 13%
(All brands)CORN OIL 13%

ACH Food Companies

FRY MAX SOY SUPREME

Low linolenic soybean oil dimethylpolysiloxane

14%

ACH Food Companies

MAZOLA ZT

Corn and sunflower oil blend

14%
AsoyiaASOYIA-MOUltra low-linolenic soybean oil14%

Asoyia

ASOYIA ULTRA LOW LIN SOYBEAN OIL

1% low-linolenic soybean oil Expeller pressed and refined

14%
Cargill DSO

CRISCO PROFESSIONAL HEAVY DUTY CLEAR FRYING OIL

Corn, soybean, & sunflower oil blend TBHQ & dimethylpolysilxane

14%
Carolina Soy Products

WHOLE HARVEST SMARTFRY

Soybean oil Expeller pressed. RBD

14%
Iowa Natural

IOWA NATURAL NO TRANS SOY OIL

1% low-linolenic soybean oil Expeller pressed and refined

14%
Nexcel FoodsNEXSOY NON-GMO SOYBEAN OILSoybean oil, expeller pressed and refined14%
Restaurant Technologies, Inc.RTI MAXLIFE ZERO T LOWLINLow linolenic soybean oil, TBHQ, citric acid & dimethylpolysiloxane14%
Ventura Foods

MEL-FRY FREE SOY

Low linolenic soybean TBHQ & dimethylpolysiloxane

14%

(All brands)

SOYBEAN OIL

 15%

Bunge

NUTRIUM (present name is TREUS)

3% low-linolenic soybean oil

15%

Bunge

TREUS (former name is NUTRIUM)

3% low-linolenic soybean

15%

ACH Food Companies

CAPLITE LS-N ZT OIL

Soybean oil, hydrogenated soybean oil. Creamy

17%
Bunge

GRILL 'N GOLD NT

Low linolenic & partially hydrogenate soybean oil,  soybean lecithin, TBHQ & beta carotene18%

ConAgra

WESSON SMART CHOICE COTTONSEED CANOLA OIL

Cottonseed and canola oil blend

18%
Restaurant Technologies, IncRTI MAXLIFE ZERO T GOLDSoybean oil and hydrogenated soybean oil; TBHQ, citric acid and dimethylpolysiloxane. Creamy18%

RITO Partnership (Riceland & Oilseeds International)

ORYZAN RICE BRAN OIL

Rice bran oil RBD

18%
Ventura Foods

CHEF'S PRIDE SOYBEAN PAN & GRILL SHORTENING

Liquid & hydrogenated soy, soy lecithin, TBHQ & dimethylpolysiloxane

18%
Ventura Foods

CHEF'S PRIDE ZGTF CREAMY SOYBEAN LIQUID FRY

Liquid & hydrogenated soy TBHQ & dimethylpolysiloxane

18%
Ventura Foods

MEL-FRY FREE COTTONSEED/CANOLA

Canola and cottonseed blend TBHQ & dimethylpolysiloxane

18%

(All brands)

PEANUT OIL

 19%
AarhusKarlshamn USA Inc.ESSENCE 86-23Canola, soybean, sunflower or safflower oil blend20%

California Rice Oil Company

RICE BRAN OIL

 20%

ACH Food Companies

FRYMAX SUN CLASSIC

High-oleic sunflower and cottonseed oil blend

21%

ACH Food Companies

MAZOLA ZT COTTON SUPREME

Corn & cottonseed oil blend dimethylpolysiloxane. Creamy

21%

AarhusKarlshamn USA Inc.

ESSENCE 86-33

Canola, soybean, sunflower or safflower oil blend

24%

ACH Food Companies

FRYMAX SUN CLASSIC CREAMY

High-oleic sunflower & cottonseed oil blend w/ hydro. soybean oil

25%

(All brands)

COTTONSEED OIL

 27%

Par-way Tryson

VEGALENE FRYCHEF

Palm olein (liquid palm) and high-oleic sunflower oil blend

29%

Loders Croklaan

SANSTRANS FRY ST or SANSTRANS FRY HD-50

Palm and soybean oil. Liquid

32%
AarhusKarlshamn USA Inc.ESSENCE 86-43Canola, soybean, sunflower or safflower oil blend33%
Ventura Foods

KAOLA GOLD PAN & GRIDDLE SHORTENING

Cottonseed, hydrogenated coconut, soybean, corn, canola, dimethylpolysiloxane.  Solid

36%
(All brands)LARD 39%
AarhusKarlshamn USA Inc.ESSENCE 86-53Canola, soybean, sunflower or safflower oil blend40%
Loders CroklaanSANSTRANS 25Palm Oil45%
Loders CroklaanSANSTRANS FRY 25Palm Oil, TBHQ and citric acid46%

(All brands)

PALM OILSolid51%
Ventura Foods

GOLD-N-SWEET GRIDDLE AND TOASTING OIL

Coconut oil, dimethylpolysiloxane. Solid

86%

(All brands)

COCONUT OILSolid91%

For a list of company contact information for the products above, visit the 0 grams trans fat product contact list.

Source:  This information was adapted with permission from The Trans Fat Help Center.  The Help Center is supported by the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and by an educational grant from the American Heart Association.