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  • Is it correct that butter is a natural product and margarine is not natural?
    No, Margarine is made from natural edible vegetable oils, water and permitted additives as per local regulations.
  • What is margarine made of?
     
    Margarine is made from a blend of edible vegetable oils, water and permitted ingredients as per local regulations.
  • Is it true that margarine is one molecule away from plastic?
     
    No, the major ingredients in spreads are fat and water. Chemically, plastic has a completely different molecular structure than the fats present in spreads or butter. Spreads are nutritious and safe and have been part of a healthy diet for years.
  • What is the history of margarine?
    Margarine was developed over a 100 years ago as butter alternative by a French food chemist called Hippolyte Mege-Mouries. France was experiencing a butter shortage and Napoleon offered a prize for a butter substitute that could be spread on bread.
  • What are the benefits of Blue Band margarine?
     

    Blue Band Original can be used for spreading, cooking & baking, made from plant oils and have the nutritional benefits of these plant oils. Blue Band Originalis a source of essential fats and alsoprovides vitamin A, D, B6, B12, Folic Acid and Niacin. For more info see ''Margarine and a balanced diet''.

                                                   
    Blue Band Spread for Bread is recommended for spreading and is a source of essential vitamins A, D, B6, B12,  Folic Acid and Niacin.  For more info see ''Margarine and a balanced diet''.

     

  • What is hydrogenation of fat?
    Hydrogenation is the process by which liquid oils are converted in to firmer fats. This process is well established and used all over the world to enable the use of vegetable oil in producing various products.
  • What is the difference between butter and margarine?
     
    Margarine are plant-based spreads. They are predominantly made of plant oils and plant-based fats. Butter is a fully animal-based product, made from milk fat.
  • Is it true that margarine can only be made in a factory?
    On big scale, margarine is made in factories. However, you can also make it at home. Making margarine is basically a process of mixing and cooling.
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