As you examine your choices for coconut oil in the market today, your choice will largely be determined by how you intend to use the oil, and your budget. If you want the highest quality virgin coconut oil possible, this chart summarizes what is currently available in the market and rated on a scale of 1 to 10.
Don’t expect to find these kinds of details about coconut oil printed on their labels, however. It is also unlikely that people working in retail grocery stores will know how to answer specific questions about production methods.
So do your research online first, and ask the vendors directly for the kind of information you need to make an informed decision about your purchase. They should be able to check with their suppliers and find the answers for you.