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- noun chemistry The reaction of an
esterwith an alcoholin order to obtain a different ester.
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One substitute that is appearing in some foods is a new type of fat made with a process called interesterification or fatty acid randomization.
Other products are achieving trans-fat-free status through interesterification, a process in which fatty acids are redistributed on a fat molecule to make liquid fats behave more like solid fats.
Commercial oils that have undergone interesterification are also sold to food makers and used in baked goods.