Review paper on granular crystals

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(07-01-2020) New review paper on the appearance of granular crystals in palm oil based shortening/margarine has been published in the journal Crystal Growth and Design

In the framework of the PhD of Viet Ngyen, a review paper was published in the journal Crystal Growth and Design (IF=4.153 (2018), Q1:crystallography).  The paper summarizes the state of the art of scientific literature concerning the appearance of granular crystals in palm oil based shortening/margarine during storage. The paper discusses the role of fat blends composition, crystallization process and storage conditions on the formation and growth of the unwanted granular crystals. Further, some potential approaches in preventing the formation are introduced.