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BASF Vegapure® in Margarine

We all may think of it at some point: to lose a few pounds. Whether for aesthetic or health reasons, we will need to combine sporting efforts and healthy eating to make it happen. If you decide to trade your butter pot for margarine at breakfast, you might have a BASF product among the allies in your diet.

Which BASF product is involved?

It’s the Vegapure 95 E. The Vegapure® 95 E plant sterol esters are obtained by esterification of free plant sterols with fatty acids obtained from vegetable oil.

Plant sterols contribute to the maintenance of normal blood cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of development coronary heart disease.

You can find this product in healthy margarine.

Which customer in the Benelux uses this product?

Unilever, supplier of Food, Home Care, Personal Care and Refreshment products in the Netherlands.

In which brands can this product be found?

Unilever Becel ProActiv