Patent 6022579 Issued on February 8, 2000. Estimated Expiration Date: April 30, 2018. Estimated Expiration Date is calculated based on simple USPTO term provisions. It does not account for terminal disclaimers, term adjustments, failure to pay maintenance fees, or other factors which might affect the term of a patent.
A W/O type emulsified fat composition is provided having an oily phase and an aqueous phase, wherein the oily phase contains 40 to less than 95% by weight of diglycerides and 5 to less than 60% by weight of triglycerides and satisfies the following requirements (1) and (2):(1) the diglycerides have 0.5 to less than 20% by weight of SS components, 20 to less than 55% by weight of SU components, and 25 to less than 70% by weight of UU components (wherein S is a C14-22 saturated fatty acid group and U is a C14-22 unsaturated fatty acid group), and(2) the weight ratio of the C14 and C16 saturated fatty acid groups contained in the diglycerides to the C18, C20, and C22 saturated fatty acid groups contained in the diglycerides is 1.0 to 8.0, and its use as a margarine or the like, having excellent stability and satisfactory spreadability.