Avocado oil is not yet as popular as coconut oil or extra virgin olive oil. However, it is versatile, healthy and cold pressed. Compared to other cooking oils, it has a much higher smoke point.
The smoke point of avocado oil is 500°F/260°C. This is much higher than:
Avocado oil is made from Hass avocados and has a smooth taste. It is a clear and watery liquid, not as viscous as olive oil. This 16.9 fl.oz/500ml bottle was purchased for $10 at marshalls in the health food section. This is a discount store, and compares this bottle to the regular price of $14. This is quite an expensive oil, but when you don't use it every day it can go a long way. The price is comparable to a really nice extra virgin olive oil.
Nutrition Facts per 1 Tbsp/14g serving:
This brand is readily available in North America including Canada in large retailers. Chosen foods also sells cooking oil sprays, seeds and grains.