Chapter 8. Major Edible Uses of Oils and Fats

  1. Frank D. Gunstone Professor Emeritus Honorary Professor1,2

Published Online: 2 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444302424.ch8

Oils and Fats in the Food Industry: Food Industry Briefing Series

Oils and Fats in the Food Industry: Food Industry Briefing Series

How to Cite

Gunstone, F. D. (2009) Major Edible Uses of Oils and Fats, in Oils and Fats in the Food Industry: Food Industry Briefing Series, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444302424.ch8

Author Information

  1. 1

    University of St Andrews, Dundee, UK

  2. 2

    Scottish Crop Research Institute, Dundee, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 JUN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405171212

Online ISBN: 9781444302424

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Keywords:

  • major edible uses of oils and fats;
  • food uses of oils and fats;
  • spreads – margarine, vanaspati, and flavoured spreads;
  • baking fats and shortenings;
  • salad oils, mayonnaise and salad cream, french dressing;
  • chocolate and confectionery fats;
  • incorporation of vegetable fats into dairy products;
  • edible coatings;
  • emulsifying agents;
  • functional foods and appetite suppressants

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Spreads – butter and ghee

  • Spreads – margarine, vanaspati, and flavoured spreads

  • Baking fats and shortenings

  • Frying oils and fats

  • Salad oils, mayonnaise and salad cream, French dressing

  • Chocolate and confectionery fats

  • Ice cream

  • Incorporation of vegetable fats into dairy products

  • Edible coatings

  • Emulsifying agents

  • Functional foods

  • Appetite suppressants