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Are modified starches vegan?

Modified starches is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is modified starches?

Modified starches are a widely used food ingredient that is derived from various plant sources. These starches are treated with chemical or physical processes to improve their functionality and stability in food applications. Modified starches provide numerous benefits such as enhanced texture, thickening, binding, and stability to food products. They are commonly used in a wide range of food products, including soups, sauces, desserts, and bakery products. Modified starches come in different forms such as pregelatinized, cross-linked, and hydrolyzed, each with unique properties and functionalities. Their versatility and effectiveness make them an essential ingredient in the food industry.

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