What is Lard?

Lard is a type of rendered fat obtained from pigs. It has a neutral flavor compared to other cooking fats like butter or olive oil.

Lard can be used as a dairy-free alternative in certain recipes where dairy products are not suitable.

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Lard Distributor & Supplier Information

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Information About Lard

Lard is used in flaky pie crusts and other pastries, along with sausages, traditional spreads, and more.

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

Appearance: Pale white to creamy color when solid. Clear when melted

Origin: Typically derived from the fat of pigs

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

Taste: Neutral flavor

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

About AIFI - A Lard Supplier & Distributor

American International Foods, Inc. is a leading lard supplier with an additional full service portfolio of over 2500 food and beverage ingredients. We offer one of the most extensive lines of oils 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 oils at competitive prices.