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Is alginates de sodium vegan?

Alginates de sodium is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is alginates de sodium?

Sodium alginate is a natural food ingredient derived from brown seaweed that has unique gelling, thickening, and stabilizing properties. It is commonly used in the food industry to create a variety of textures and structures, from soft gels and foams to firm, elastic gels. Sodium alginate is also a popular ingredient in molecular gastronomy, where it is used to create intricate food presentations and textures. In addition to its culinary uses, sodium alginate is used in a variety of industries, including cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, and textiles. It is considered safe for consumption and is a popular choice among chefs and food manufacturers looking to create innovative and visually stunning dishes.

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