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Definition of "interesterification" [interesterification]

  • The reaction of an ester with an alcohol in order to obtain a different ester. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "interesterification" in a sentence
  • "One substitute that is appearing in some foods is a new type of fat made with a process called interesterification or fatty acid randomization."
  • "Other products are achieving trans-fat-free status through interesterification, a process in which fatty acids are redistributed on a fat molecule to make liquid fats behave more like solid fats."
  • "Commercial oils that have undergone interesterification are also sold to food makers and used in baked goods."
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