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Are natural and ártificial flavors vegan?

Natural and ártificial flavors 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 natural and ártificial flavors?

Natural and artificial flavors are commonly used food ingredients that impart taste and aroma to various food products. Natural flavors are derived from plant or animal sources, whereas artificial flavors are chemically synthesized to mimic natural flavors. These ingredients are used to enhance the taste and aroma of processed foods and beverages, such as candies, snacks, and soft drinks. Natural and artificial flavors are carefully blended in different proportions to achieve the desired taste and aroma of a food product. While natural flavors are generally considered safe, artificial flavors may contain chemical additives that may be harmful in large amounts.

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