Palm Kernel Oil (PKO)
Palm kernel oil is derived from kernels of palm fruits. The fruit is
reddish about the size of a large plum and grows in large bunches. A
bunch of fruits can weigh between 10 to 40 kilograms. Each fruit
contains a single seed (the palm kernel) surrounded by a soft oily
pulp. Oils are extracted from both the pulp of the fruit (palm oil,
edible oil) and the kernel (palm kernel oil, used mainly for soap
PT. Darmex Agro with its subsidiaries produced 91,000 MT of Palm Kernel
annually. The extract the oil to become Crude Palm Kernel Oil
Palm kernel lathers well in almost any type of water. It lends to a
very white, wonderfully lathering, hard bar of soap. Palm kernel oil
does offer moisturizing goods, such as cosmetics and body care products
- if used in correct proportion with other oils.
Palm Kernel Expeller is known for its balanced energy and protein, high
fibred, good level of residual oil and high in palmitic acid.
Our crushing plant is managed under PT Taluk Kuantan Perkasa, which is
located in Dumai, Riau, which has a milling capacity of 600 tons kernel
per day to produce around 270 tons of palm kernel oil and 290 tons of
palm kernel expeller.
Palm kernel oil specification
Palm Kernel Expeller specification :
Free Fatty Acid : 5% Max.
- Moisture & Impurities : 0.5% Max.
- Iodine Value : 19 Max.
Rawfibre : 18 % Max.
- Profat : 23 % Min.
- Moisture : 10 % Max.