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