Problem: Why does the processor want to remove chlorophyll from vegetable oil?a) To improve the tasteb) Chlorophyll is an off-odorc) Chlorophyll would contribute to oxidation of the oild) To convert the liquid oil to solid fat

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Chlorophyll: absorbs energy from light and leads to the formation of reactive oxygen species

Reactive oxygen species: leads to the oxidation of oil

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Why does the processor want to remove chlorophyll from vegetable oil?

a) To improve the taste

b) Chlorophyll is an off-odor

c) Chlorophyll would contribute to oxidation of the oil

d) To convert the liquid oil to solid fat

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