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Is amphoteric vegan?

Amphoteric 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 amphoteric?

Amphoteric is a unique type of food ingredient that exhibits both acidic and basic properties, making it an essential component of many food products. This versatile ingredient can act as a buffer, helping to maintain the pH balance of foods and preventing spoilage. Amphoteric ingredients are commonly used in the food industry to improve the texture, flavor, and appearance of products. They can also serve as emulsifiers, stabilizers, and thickening agents. With its multifunctional properties, amphoteric is a valuable ingredient in the production of a wide range of foods, from sauces and dressings to baked goods and desserts.

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