What are Diglycerides?

Diglycerides is a glyceride consisting of two fatty acid chains covalently bonded to a glycerol molecule through ester linkages. [1]

Uses and Disputes

The commercial source may be either animal (cow- or hog-derived) or vegetable, derived primarily from soy bean and canola oil. They may also be synthetically produced. They are often found in bakery products, beverages, ice cream, chewing gum, shortening, whipped toppings, margarine, and confections. [1]