Excellent quality shortening having a wide application is now produced worldwide with highly refined (RBD) palm oil and its products. These palm based shortening are suitable for making breads, cakes/biscuits, pastries, cream and other bakery products. Shortening besides others quality advantages, it helps to tenderizes (shorten the texture of–) baked products by preventing cohesion of gluten strands during mixing, hence; the term “Shortening”  given for this basic processing activity.