Monthly Archives - November 2015

trans fat

What is Trans Fat and how is the FDA Administration planning to ban the use of Trans Fat?

What is trans fat? Trans fat is an unhealthy substance, also known as trans fatty acid, made through the chemical process of hydrogenation of oils. Hydrogenation solidifies liquid oils and increases the shelf life and the flavor stability of oils and foods that contain them. Trans fat found in vegetable shortenings and some margarine, crackers, cookies, snack foods and other foods. Trans fat can make food taste good, last longer on grocery-store shelves, but it can also be more hazardous for your [...]


How does Gold SMF-2 premium vegetable oil support FDA’s cause?

GOLD SMF-2 is a fully refined, bleached and deodorized palm oil for food applications that only uses the oils from fresh young palms. Although, it contains some forms of partially hydrogenated fats it is considered healthier oil for food application in comparison to others. This oil was formulated by physically modifying the molecular lipid system that provides enhanced functional properties: Longer shelf life; more flavor stability since it will not alter product’s freshness or taste, and it will provide [...]