As of January 2011, Aviko pre-fries its range of specialities in pure sunflower oil
Sunflower oil is a high-quality natural product that makes a valuable contribution to a healthy diet. No less than 88% of sunflower oil is made up of mono-unsaturated and poly-unsaturated fats. Unsaturated fats help to lower blood cholesterol levels, thus reducing the risk of heart disease.
The decision to pre-fry in sunflower oil represents a decision to produce healthy and responsible food. This move brings Aviko within European guidelines for reducing the consumption of saturated fats. Meanwhile, the clear, golden sunflower oil also lends the potato products a particularly pure taste and attractive, natural appearance.
By sourcing sustainable sunflower oil exclusively from its trusted suppliers, Aviko can be sure that it is produced responsibly, as well as to a high standard of quality.
2012 saw us celebrate an amazing 50 years in the business, a huge milestone marking half a century of innovation and endeavour. The company has been transformed since 1962 from a small co-operative of 32 farmers, growing to become a European leader and one of the four largest potato processors in the world.