Cotton Products

#1 White Gold Trade | Import | Export | in Egypt

Cottonseed oil

refined seed oil extracted from the kernels can be used as a cooking oil or in salad dressings

  • The production of shortening and margarine
  • Cotton grown for the extraction of cottonseed oil
  • Cottonseed oil is a familiar feature of processed foods
  • oil is frequently used for frying, deep-frying, and baking

Cottonseed Feed

Whole Cottonseed has energy, protein and fiber in greater concentrations than many other feedstuffs

  • Cottonseed can be fed out in troughs or placed directly on the ground
  • Cottonseed can be fed directly to the stock or mixed with grain, molasses or other feedstuffs
  • Cottonseed can be fed whole, without any processing or grinding
  • Cottonseed can be fed out daily or every second day to twice weekly to reduce workload

Cottonseed squeeze

On average, a cotton acre typically produces 1,100 lbs. of cottonseed, including these products:

  • Hulls, which are are sold mainly as a roughage source for cattle, but are also used in oil drilling. (Mixed with water, hulls are pumped down oil wells to plug fractures to prevent water loss when drilling.)
  • Linters, which are composed of the fuzzy fiber left on seed after ginning and used in Q-tips, paper currency, makeup, ice cream, toothpaste and LED televisions.
  • Meal, which is used in cattle feed and organic fertilizer.
Elekhlas Cotton #1 White Gold Trade | Import | Export | Ginning | in Egypt