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Fat powders > for food

The BASF’s functional fat powders are blends consisting of fully hydrogenated coconut oil, palm oil rapeseed oil or sunflower oil. The oils are sprayed on a carrier system of protein and carbohydrates. These products can be widely used in food applications where powdered fat ingredients are required, like ice cream mixes, desserts and cake filling cream. Dependent on the chosen type, you benefit from improved creaminess, organoleptic properties, milky-creamy appearance, improved mouthfeel.




Fat powder


The Cegepal® and Sett® product range is based on vegetable oils as coconut oil, rape seed oil, palm oil or sunflower oil, which is spry dried on a carrier (protein + carbohydrates). They are therewith available in powder form. 

All BASF fat powders complies with the current specifications established by the Joint FAO/WHO Expert Committee on Food Additives (JECFA) and the current EU Regulation laying down specifications for food additives.

The product should be stored at temperatures below 20°C (details in the technical information) in a dry place, kept away from odor-intensive products. In its unopened original package under the above mentioned conditions the product has a shelf life of 9, 12, or 15 months (type dependent). 

The Cegepal® types are not intended as an ingredient for food applications for infants under the age of 12 month.

Our functional fat Powders improve the organoleptic properties of the final product as well as the milky-creamy appearance, mouthfeel and creaminess.


The product Cegepal® can be used as a fat component in various kinds of food applications:

  • cake mixes
  • cereals
  • desserts
  • cake filling cream
  • ice cream
  • soups
  • sauces 
  • sport foods
  • dietary supplements 

The article Sett® P 55 mainly is used powdered fat component in various kinds of food applications like:

  • coating
  • confectionary
  • cereals

Further specialty chemicals of BASF’s Food Performance Ingredients range

About BTC

BTC Europe is BASF's European sales organization for small and medium sized customers. Our product range covers selected speciality chemicals and performance polymers to a variety of industries as well as raw materials and additives for the pharma, food, animal nutrition and personal care industry.

Our solutions for the human nutrition industry cover health ingredients like vitamins, plant sterols, carotenoids, Omega-3s, conjugated linoleic acid, besides others. As food additives we offer antioxidants, emulsifiers, whipping emulsifiers, baking enzymes, functional fat powders, and lipids.