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What is margarine?

What is margarine?

What is margarine and how does it compare to butter? What are the margarine ingredients? Read about margarine history, and why it is not popular anymore.

Hydrogenation process

What is hydrogenation of oils?

Many products (margarine, shortenings, biscuits and pastries) contain hydrogenated oils. The hydrogenation process uses various chemicals and changes the molecular level of oils.

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