Food and confectionery goods.
Europe or Asia
They are found to prevent breads and baked goods from crumbling or going stale. In making ice cream it gives it a softer consistency, and in chocolate and confectionery products it prevents fat from crystallizing. Monoglycerides are found in a wide variety of commercial foods including pasta mixes, potato chips, most packaged desserts, salad dressings, margarines and other spreads.