Cargill, Minneapolis, has launched a new part to its food ingredient web site on that focuses on oils and shortening. The new oils and shortening knowledge center may be found at It provides information for manufacturers who want to develop healthier products.

"This new knowledge center is a great source of information about fats and oils and really serves as a portal to answering questions about current issues and opinions," said Lynne Morehart, technical services manager for Cargill’s oils and shortening team. "We believe it will be a helpful tool for food manufacturers looking for solutions to achieve their nutrition, performance and cost goals."

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