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Is alginian sodu vegan?

Alginian sodu is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is alginian sodu?

Sodium alginate, also known as alginian sodu, is a natural polysaccharide extracted from brown seaweed. It is a food-grade ingredient that has a wide range of applications in the food industry, including as a thickener, emulsifier, and stabilizer. Sodium alginate is commonly used in the production of dairy products, such as ice cream and yogurt, as well as in the production of processed meats and sauces. It is also used in molecular gastronomy to create unique textures and shapes, such as spheres and gels. Sodium alginate is a safe and effective ingredient that has been approved for use by regulatory bodies around the world.

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