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Innovative dietary fat production

Fats and oils are crucial dietary supplements for human health. However, animal fats and palm oil dominate the food industry, with concerns over health and the environment that call for the development of fat alternatives. The fat industry offers a vast market potential, with several startups pioneering new technical solutions and attracting venture capital interest.

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We thank F. Turetta, M. Leonardi, A. Menardi and G. Cestonaro for help with the preparation of the manuscript.

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E.C. carried out the conceptualization, investigation, validation, supervision, writing, review and editing. G.S. carried out the conceptualization, writing, supervision, review and editing.

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Correspondence to Enrico Costanzo.

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Costanzo, E., Spigno, G. Innovative dietary fat production. Nat Rev Bioeng (2024).

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