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Is carbonato di potassio vegan?

Carbonato di potassio is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is carbonato di potassio?

Carbonato di potassio, also known as potassium carbonate, is a white, odorless powder with a slightly salty taste. It is commonly used as a food additive, as well as in the production of glass, soap, and fertilizers. This ingredient has alkaline properties and is often used as a leavening agent in baking, as it reacts with acids to produce carbon dioxide, which causes dough to rise. In addition, carbonato di potassio can be used as a pH regulator, emulsifier, and as a flavoring agent in certain foods.

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