Butter and Margarine - Wire Cutting Method

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firmness, adhesiveness

Abstract

This application presents a wire shear testing method for the firmness of butter and margarine using the TA.XTPlus Texture Analyzer, Exponent software, and the TA-26 Wire Cutting Fixture. The products that were tested are: Land O’ Lakes Sweet Cream Salted Butter, Shur Shine Sweet Cream Salted Butter, Land O’ Lakes Margarine, and Shur Shine Margarine.