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Is carbonate sodium vegan?

Carbonate sodium is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is carbonate sodium?

Sodium carbonate, commonly known as carbonate sodium, is a white, odorless powder with a wide range of uses in the food industry. It is often used as a pH regulator, buffering agent, and emulsifier in various food products. Carbonate sodium is an alkaline substance, which means it can neutralize acidic compounds and enhance the taste and texture of food products. In baking, it is commonly used as a leavening agent to create fluffy and light cakes, cookies, and bread. Additionally, carbonate sodium is also used in food processing and preservation to maintain the freshness and shelf-life of food products.

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