Here is a partial list of manufacturers and distributors of trans fat-free restaurant frying oils in the U.S. and/or Canada:
If you believe that a company should be added to the above list, please send us an e-mail.
At the present time, many bakers use trans fat-free palm oil as shortening. Palm oil works very well, but is high in saturated fat. A lower saturated fat alternative should be used if possible for health reasons. There are many trans-fat free shortenings that do not contain palm oil, or contain lower saturated fat content than non-blended palm oil, such as palm and canola blends and interesterified shortenings and oils.
There is a Crisco trans fat-free shortening which has excellent functionality.
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