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Is artificial peppermint flavor vegan?

Artificial peppermint flavor 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 artificial peppermint flavor?

Artificial peppermint flavor is a synthetic ingredient that mimics the taste and aroma of natural peppermint. It is commonly used in the food industry to enhance the flavor and scent of various products, such as candies, gum, and baked goods. Unlike natural peppermint, which is derived from the peppermint plant, artificial peppermint flavor is created in a laboratory using a combination of chemicals. This allows for greater control over the flavor profile and consistency of the ingredient. While some people prefer the taste of natural peppermint, artificial peppermint flavor is a popular choice due to its affordability, availability, and versatility.

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