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Millennials favor funkier fats
restaurant-hospitality.comJune 15, 2022
Millennials favor funkier fats

You think you’ve got marketing challenges? Think what it’s been like for Coast Packing, a top supplier of lard and beef tallow, two products dietitians scorn as cholesterol producers of the first order.

The Return of Lard
escoffier.eduJune 15, 2022
The Return of Lard

Up until the 20th century, Americans commonly used lard as a cooking fat, shortening or just a spread to be enjoyed with a slice of bread Then, as NPR pointed out, the public came to regard pig fat as exceptionally unhealthy.

Whole Foods Market unveils top 10 food trends for 2019
media.wholefoodsmarket.comJune 15, 2022
Whole Foods Market unveils top 10 food trends for 2019

Flavor inspiration from the Pacific Rim (think Asia, Oceania and the western coasts of North and South America) are popping up in grocery stores and restaurants as people continue to explore more of the world through their palates.

Exploring the flavors and functions of alternative fats
foodbusinessnews.netJune 15, 2022
Exploring the flavors and functions of alternative fats

CHICAGO — Without fat, many foods lack substance. Fat dissolves and concentrates flavors and aromas, and depending on the source, may bring its own flavors to a recipe. Think: buttery croissant, coconut cream curry and sesame oil stir fry.

Why You'll Want to Cook and Bake with Leaf Lard
marthastewart.comJune 15, 2022
Why You’ll Want to Cook and Bake with Leaf Lard

Depending on your age, you may or may not be familiar with lard. The cooking fat was once a staple ingredient in home kitchens, though over the years, it has become something of a mysterious one.

The Reason You Should Start Using Lard When Baking
mashed.comJune 15, 2022
The Reason You Should Start Using Lard When Baking

When it comes to baking, everyone has their choice of “fat” or oil that they prefer to use. For some, it’s butter; for others, it’s a vegetable shortening like Crisco.