Kakhetian oil is made out of the Georgian sunflower seeds. Unlikely to the refined oil Kakhetian oil is full of healthy components.
Discussions on negative effects of oil constantly roam around the culinary circles and cooks have obviously questioned the Kakhetian oil. However, the doubt turned out to be unjustified.
Research of our local product showed that its specific color, smell, and taste are not caused by its lower quality but the high consistency of phenols and the phenol is not harmful substance for the human body. Thanks to it the oil keeps all the qualities that the sunflower seeds naturally have to offer.
Kakhetian oil is viscous. There are three methods of making oil and pressing is the most expensive among them. Kakhetian oil is always made by the pressing method.