Lard, a rendered pork fat, is used in the food and beverage manufacturing industry for its unique flavor profile and exceptional baking properties.

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Lard is used in flaky pie crusts and other pastries, a long with sausages, traditional spreads, and frying applications.

Lard, with its high fat content and unique melting behavior, imparts a distinct flavor, moisture, and flakiness to food and beverage products, acting as a tenderizing agent in baked goods, a rich medium for frying, and a flavor enhancer in a variety of products.

Appearance: Pale white to creamy color when solid, and clear when melted

Origin: Typically derived from the fat of pigs

Melting Point: 30C-40C or 86F-104F

Texture: When solid, lard should have a smooth and spreadable consistency

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