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Are naturals and artificial flavors vegan?

Naturals and artificial 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 naturals and artificial flavors?

Natural and artificial flavors are food additives that enhance the taste, aroma, or both of a particular food item. Natural flavors are derived from natural sources such as fruits, vegetables, spices, and herbs, while artificial flavors are synthesized in a lab to mimic the taste of natural flavors. Both types of flavors are used in a wide variety of food products to improve the overall sensory experience. While natural flavors are often preferred due to their perceived health benefits, artificial flavors can provide a more consistent and intense flavor profile. The use of natural and artificial flavors is regulated by the FDA to ensure their safety for consumption.

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