Sunflower oil is high in essential vitamin E and low in saturated fat. It is also known for having a clean taste and low levels of trans-fat. Restaurants and food manufacturers are becoming increasingly aware of the health benefits of sunflower oil.
This oil can be used with extremely high cooking temperatures. It also helps food stay fresher for longer periods of time. Food manufacturers are starting to use sunflower oil in an effort to lower the levels of trans-fat in mass produced foods.