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Is ammonium alginate vegan?

Ammonium alginate is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is ammonium alginate?

Ammonium alginate is a natural food ingredient derived from brown seaweed that is commonly used as a thickening and stabilizing agent in a variety of foods and beverages. It is composed of long chains of sugar molecules that form a gel when exposed to calcium ions. Ammonium alginate is known for its ability to improve texture and consistency, making it a popular choice in products such as ice cream, salad dressings, and sauces. It is also used in the production of vegetarian and vegan alternatives to traditional dairy products. Ammonium alginate is considered safe for consumption and is approved for use by regulatory agencies around the world.

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