Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society

, Volume 55, Issue 11, pp 777–780

Use of bleaching, clays, in processing edible oils

  • Louis L. Richardson

DOI: 10.1007/BF02682647

Cite this article as:
Richardson, L.L. J Am Oil Chem Soc (1978) 55: 777. doi:10.1007/BF02682647


Bleaching of fats and oils is a process where by the clay adsorbent is mixed intimately with the oil under specified conditions to remove unwanted color bodies and other contaminants. This paper describes the process and discusses the parameters and economics involved.

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© The American Oil Chemists’ Society 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • Louis L. Richardson
    • 1
  1. 1.Filtrol CorporationLos Angeles

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