What is Atora vegetable suet made from?

vegetable fats
Atora Vegetable Shredded Suet is made from vegetable fats and can be used in exactly the same way as the Original Beef Suet. You can now enjoy vegetarian fluffy dumplings, pastries, puddings and pies which tastes every bit as good. Atora Vegetable suet contains no animal products, so is suitable for vegetarians.

Is Atora suet vegetarian?

Atora Vegetable Suet Made from vegetable fats, Atora Vegetable contains no animal products and is thus suitable for vegetarians.

What can I use instead of vegetable suet?

vegetable shortening
Vegetarian suet has also become popular and is made from a vegetable oil instead. If you can’t find suet then we have found that grated vegetable shortening (such as Trex, Crisco or Copha) is a good substitute.

What are the ingredients of Atora?


  • Beef Fat (85%),
  • Wheat Flour (with Added Calcium, Iron, Niacin, Thiamin)

Is vegetable suet healthy?

Rape oil, as often used to make vegetable suet, is among the healthiest of unsaturated fats, meaning it has many health benefits over using saturated fats in cooking (such as butter).

What does Atora mean?

Atora is a British brand of shredded suet, which is the hard fat around the kidneys, primarily used in the production of pastry and dumplings. Atora use only suet from cattle and sheep. Atora also now available with a vegetable fat based version “vegetable suet”.

Is vegetable suet OK for vegans?

Vegetable suet is made from vegetable oils such as sunflower oil and palm oil which is combined with wheat flour or rice flour . It resembles shredded beef suet, and is used as a vegetarian and vegan substitute in recipes. Vegetable suet is also available in light versions with lower fat content.

What is vegetable suet?

What is vegetable suet used for?

Suet is used in traditional boiled, steamed or baked savoury and sweet puddings, such as steak and kidney pudding, spotted dick and jam roly-poly. It is also used to make soft-textured pastry, dumplings, haggis, mincemeat, Christmas pudding, and a rendered fat called tallow. Grate coarsely before use.

What is the difference between beef suet and vegetable suet?

Meat suet adds a dark and rich flavoring to dishes like meat pies, while vegetarian suet is used for lighter foods.

Who owns Atora suet?

Premier Foods

Product type Food
Owner Premier Foods
Country United Kingdom
Introduced 1893
Markets United Kingdom

Is Atora suet dairy free?

Suet. Atora make two usable versions: traditional beef suet and vegetarian suet. The beef version is always totally dairy-free.