In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- He imports sugar, salt and rapeseed oil from southern Sweden and everything else is sourced, grown or otherwise produced in the surrounding area.
- Cork City Council has converted 17 of their vehicles to run on rapeseed oil, under the EU CIVITAS programme.
- The large US and Brazilian ethanol programs are based on corn and sugar cane respectively, the EU's biodiesel fuels on rapeseed oil.
- The EU could import around 200,000 tonnes of rape oil in 2005-06, with most supplies coming from Canada.
- A school bus operator in South Yorkshire has cut carbon dioxide output by using a new fuel made from a blend of rapeseed oil and ordinary diesel.
- The original rapeseed oil, used as both a lubricant and an edible oil, was harmful when ingested because of high levels of a chemical called erucic acid.
- He has an efficient arable operation and from it he is producing a branded rapeseed oil which he bottles and sells to retailers.
- Vegetable fats and oils with a high proportion of unsaturated fatty acids (e.g. olive oil, rapeseed oil, sunflower oil, corn oil or wheat germ oil) are to be preferred.
- European biodiesel production is currently dominated by palm, soya and rapeseed oil.
- Linseed, rapeseed oil, walnuts, soya oil, and leafy greens are also good sources of Omega 3, although not quite as beneficial as fish.
- There are plans to produce and sell biodiesel, an environmentally friendly motor fuel made from rapeseed oil and vegetable fats.
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