Specialty fats are unique in nature and are widely used in the food, pharma and cosmetics industries whereas it has application in other type of industries like Rubber tyres, PVC, textiles, leather & paper auxiliaries etc. as well.
They are substitutes for other types of fats such as cocoa butter, milk fat, butter, etc.
Traditionally cocoa butter was considered as premier constituent and was in high demand. However, in the recent years there has been consistent increase in pricing which has led to look for alternatives and the above specialty fats have gained strong approval in the industry as cocoa butter equivalent (CBE).
Specialty fats are not only used in the Chocolate Industry but also find uses in:
Ice Cream Industry
Milk fat replacers
Non Dairy Whipped Toppings