Use of bleaching, clays, in processing edible oils

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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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Richardson, L.L. Use of bleaching, clays, in processing edible oils. J Am Oil Chem Soc 55, 777–780 (1978). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02682647

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Keywords

  • Clay
  • Press Cake
  • Bleaching Clay
  • Clay Acidity
  • Bleaching Efficiency