Know our products: Tallow!

Tallow is a fat obtained from the tissues of animals, typically from cattle, sheep, or pigs. It is a substance rich in lipids and is produced through the process of boiling or melting the subcutaneous fat of these animals. Here is some additional information about animal tallow:

Applications of Tallow:

Soap Production: tallow is used in the manufacture of soap. When tallow is combined with an alkaline agent, such as caustic soda, it reacts to form soap. Tallow-based soap is known for producing a rich and creamy lather, making it popular in personal care and cleaning products.

Skincare Products: tallow is also used in skincare products such as creams and lotions due to its emollient and moisturizing properties.

Culinary Use: In some traditional cuisines, animal tallow is used for frying food because it has a high smoke point and can add flavor to dishes. An example is using tallow to prepare dishes like roast beef.

Origin and Sustainability: tallow is obtained as a byproduct of the meat industry. Typically, subcutaneous fats are removed during the animal slaughter process. The use of tallow can help reduce waste in the meat industry by making it possible to utilize more parts of the animal.