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What is Palm Oil Used for?
Palm oil is a common ingredient found in many foods, including pizza, chocolate, baked goods, margarine, instant noodles, cooking oil, and nut butters. A versatile oil, palm oil helps spreads be spreadable, and gives products a longer shelf-life as it resists oxidation. You’ll also find palm oil in cosmetics (deodorant, shampoo, moisturizer, toothpaste, lipstick). According to the World Wildlife Federation, palm oil is used in nearly 50% of all packaged products in supermarkets.
What Food Contains Palm Oil? 10 Popular Products You (May) Buy that Contain Palm Oil
- Dairy-free cheeses
- Ice cream
- Packaged bread
- Packaged pastries
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