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Are hydrolyzed proteins vegan?

Hydrolyzed proteins is potentially vegan - it can be derived from plants or animals. You should ask the manufacturer for more details.

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So, what is hydrolyzed proteins?

Hydrolyzed proteins are a type of protein that has undergone a process of hydrolysis, which means breaking down the protein into smaller fragments. This process can be accomplished through the use of acid or enzymes, which break the peptide bonds between amino acids. Hydrolyzed proteins are commonly used in the food industry as a flavor enhancer, as they have a savory and umami taste. They are also used in the manufacturing of certain food products, such as protein bars and supplements, due to their high protein content and easy digestibility. Additionally, hydrolyzed proteins are sometimes used in the production of cosmetics and personal care products.

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