Pressed from the fruit of the coconut palm tree. Throughout the tropical world it has provided the primary source of fats in the diet of millions. Coconut oil is very heat stable which makes it an excellent cooking and frying oil. Coconut oil is the only unrefined vegetarian fats that are not denatured when heated above 115C and unrefined coconut oil is lower in calories than most fats and oils. Containing 92% saturated fat, this is a very stable oil, resistant to rancidity. Spiral Foods Virgin Coconut oil has been refined and does not have the 'coconut' flavour or fragrance like its Extra Virgin cousin.