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Are palm and palm kernels oils vegan?

Palm and palm kernels oils is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is palm and palm kernels oils?

Palm and palm kernel oils are vegetable oils extracted from the fruit and kernel of the oil palm tree. These oils are versatile, widely used, and affordable, making them a common ingredient in many food products. They have a high saturated fat content, which gives them a solid consistency at room temperature and makes them ideal for use in products such as margarine, baked goods, and snacks. While they have been criticized for their impact on deforestation and biodiversity loss, sustainable practices such as responsible sourcing and certification can help mitigate these concerns.

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