Complete plant for the production of shortening.
This industry produces a wide range of products, from soft and liquid shortenings to firm and crystallized. The raw materials used for this are derived from different animal and vegetable sources, such as soy, palm, canola, sunflower, pork and tallow. The choice of raw materials depends on legal, economic, quality, functionality and market factors. In addition, shortening may contain N2 which gives the product a white and smooth appearance.