Cholesterol-reduced butterfat

Cholesterol-reduced butterfat

Cholesterol-reduced butterfat is made from pasteurized fresh cream or butter (100% cow’s milk) after water and non-fat dry matter (milk protein, lactose and minerals) have been removed.

Product information  

The cholesterol is removed in a purely physical process that uses steam. Milk fat content 99.8%, maximum water content 0.2%. Cholesterol content: 42 mg per 100 g (common butter: 285 mg).

Legal name: butterfat

Ingredients: butterfat

Melting point: 30–34 °C

Processing: depending on the recipe, common butterfat is replaced by the same amount of cholesterol-reduced butterfat.
Substitute butter in recipes by butterfat according to this formula: replace 1,000 g butter with 820 g butterfat + 180 g water or milk.

Claims: the use of the following claims are allowed: “Butter baked goods”, “Baked with butter” and similar. According to the German Guidelines on Pastry Products, for a baked good that has the term “butter” in its name, at least 8,6 kg of butterfat have to be used for 100 kg of cereal product.
Butterfat is inherently free from lactose.

  • Bread, small baked goods, pastries, butter cookies
  • Pound cakes, short cakes, yeast-raised pastries
  • Butter crème, cream fillings and whipped masses
  • Chocolate, pralines and chocolate fillings
  • Caramel, toffee
  • Ice cream
  • Confectionery products and desserts
  • Ready meals
  • Soups and sauces
  • For recombination with milk, yoghurt, cream, butter, cheese etc.

Plasic bucket: 5 kg


Block in an cardboard box with HDPE liner: 10 kg, 25 kg


Drum: 193 kg


Disposable container with liner: 900 kg


CHEP Pallecon returnable container with liner: 900 kg


Stainless steel container: 1,000 kg


Tank truck: max. 25,000 kg


When loaded under temperature control for example into stainless steel containers or tank trucks, the butter fat will be delivered in a liquid and pumpable form to your production site. Other packaging sizes are available upon request, for example cardboard boxes with product sizes adapted to your recipes or batch sizes. Please contact us for details.



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Product benefits  
  • Cholesterol content: 42 mg per 100 g (common butter: 285 mg).
  • Creamy or buttery flavor in the final product – depending on the amount used
  • Pleasant mouthfeel and melting behavior in chocolate, confectionery and ice cream.
  • Less fat bloom on the surface of chocolate
  • Prolonged shelf life of the raw material compared to butter
  • Raw material must not be refrigerated (storage <18°C)

We are a premium supplier to the food industry and our top priorities are the quality and safety of the products. Strict monitoring and control of our production processes by a certified quality management system are obvious in our company as are regular audits and certifications based on the most important standards. The implementation of comprehensive HACCP and zoning concepts, as well as continuous quality inspections of all products and raw materials in our specialized in-house laboratories are other important elements of our quality concept. We’ll be happy to provide more information on this subject. Please contact us.


Product sheet

Download: Cholesterol reduced butterfat

Cholesterol reduced butterfat



Peter H. Langner

Sales Manager Milk Fats

Phone +49 581 806-5760