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Is beef gelatine vegan?

Beef gelatine is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is beef gelatine?

Beef gelatine is a protein-rich ingredient derived from the collagen found in the connective tissues of cows. It is commonly used as a gelling agent in food production, such as in making jellies, gummies, and marshmallows. Beef gelatine is also a popular ingredient in some non-food applications, including pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. It is known for its ability to improve texture, provide a smooth mouthfeel, and extend shelf life. As a natural and versatile ingredient, beef gelatine is widely used in many industries and has become an integral part of modern food processing.

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