Trying to sell oils can be a tough business. First it’s important that you figure out what kind of oil you will be selling. There are a lot of different oils for various purposes such as skin care or for food products. Figure out what price point you are trying to target. Maybe you want to be a luxury brand or maybe you want to have a business that focuses on being natural. Make sure you know how long you oils can stay good before getting rancid.
- Butter usually deals with plant based lipids whereas fats deal with animal based lipids.
- Oils are usually compromised of fatty acids and vitamins, minerals and other nutrients. All oils, butters and fats are lipids except mineral oil.
- When it comes to oils you should always consider things like the shelf life, the price and how available it is.
“Oil is the term makers usually assign to lipids that are liquid at room temperature. While most of them are plant-based, exceptions exist. Mineral oil is one as it is derived from processed, purified petroleum. Emu oil is another as it is liquid, but animal based.”