By any estimation, lard is a healthier fat than butter. Gram for gram, it contains 20% less saturated fat and it’s higher in the monounsaturated fats which seem to lower LDL cholesterol (the “bad” kind) and raise HDL (the “good”). It’s one of nature’s best sources of vitamin D. Unlike some other fats it contains no Tran’s fats, lard is a supremely versatile fat. Because it smokes so little when it’s hot it’s perfect for bringing a golden colour to chips, lard makes the best fried chicken, vegetables roasted in lard come out crisper than you thought possible, lard is once again championed as consumers & food producers have use of it.
Refined lard takes ordinary lard to a higher level. The soft refining of deodorization brings quality together with a mild taste and neutral smell. Refined & Deodorized lard is ideal for food applications where the taste and smell are balance to produce consistent products.
The true taste of traditional Pastry. Take home the taste everyone loves, perfect for baking, roasting and frying, it’s light, white and versatile.
Once the fat has been extracted of the leaf of pork at the steam boiler then the cracklings and lard are separate.
Natural lard obtained from the melting of pork fat, hardened with mono and diglycerides of fatty acids, sugar and antioxidant.
The hardness, melting point and sugar content can be adapted to the needs of each customer. It is suitable for various applications in the bakery & pastry sectors.