What is Butter?

Butter is a dairy product made from the fat and protein components of milk or cream.

Chocolates and toffees may contain butter for its smooth texture and ability to blend well with other ingredients.

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Butter Distributor & Supplier Information

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Information About Butter

Butter is arguably one of the most widely used food applications aroudn the world. It is used to spread or melt directly on a product, and also in baking, sauces, frying, and many other applications. Butter traps steam and carbon dioxide in batters for baking which causes goods to rise and have a light flaky texture.

Derived from milk, butter is produced by collecting cream from the top layer of undisturbed milk and churning it until the fat molecules start to clump together, thus producing a creamy butter.

Appearance: The versatility of butter is shown in how drastically it changes depending on the temperature of its environment. It is a firm solid when kept cool, but softens at room temperature making it easily spreadable, and then changes to a liquid at 32-35C. No matter the form, butter remains a yellowish white in color, with a buttery aroma and taste.

Composition: Typical composition of butter is 80-82% fat, 16-17.5% water, 1.5% salt, and 1% milk solids.

Melting point: Butter melts around 32-35C or 90-95F.

About AIFI - A Butter Supplier & Distributor

American International Foods, Inc. is a leading butter supplier with an additional full service portfolio of over 2500 food and beverage ingredients. We offer one of the most extensive lines of dairy products distributed to manufacturers and processors in the food, beverage, pet food, health and nutrition sectors. With a strategic nationwide warehouse network and our reliable just-in-time deliveries, we can supply your business with high quality dairy products at competitive prices.