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Is bernsteinsäure vegan?

Bernsteinsäure is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is bernsteinsäure?

Bernsteinsäure, also known as succinic acid, is a natural compound found in various plants and animals. Its name comes from the Latin word "succinum," meaning amber, as it was originally extracted from amber. In food, bernsteinsäure is often used as a flavor enhancer and acidity regulator, adding a slightly sour taste to dishes. It also has antioxidant properties and is sometimes used as a preservative. Bernsteinsäure can be found in fermented foods, such as yogurt and sauerkraut, and is also used in the production of certain wines and beers.

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