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Palm Shortening

What is Palm Shortening?

Palm shortening is extracted from the palm fruit, like olive or avocado oil, and does not need to be refined, only filtered. Palm shortening is made by combining the palm olein and palm stearine into a whipped shortening that behaves, and has a similar consistency, to butter or margarine, making it a popular choice in vegan desserts. [1]
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Source(s) Derived From
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Natural or Artificial?
Natural
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Aliases
This ingredient is tagged with the following aliases:

Non Hydrogenated Palm Shortening
Palm Fat
Palm Fruit Shortening

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