Raisio Wants To Cut Your Cholesterol

The Finnish company has big plans for its miracle margarine

When tiny Finnish foodmaker Raisio released a cholesterol-reducing margarine called Benecol last year, the company couldn't keep up with demand--even though the product cost seven times ordinary margarine. At Helsinki's Stockmann Department Store, workers even posted apologetic signs: "Sorry, we are out of Benecol."

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