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Is carbonato vegan?

Carbonato is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is carbonato?

Carbonato, also known as carbonated salt, is a chemical compound that contains the carbonate ion (CO32−). It is commonly used as an ingredient in baking powders, antacids, and in some food products as a leavening agent. Carbonato is odorless, tasteless, and has a slightly alkaline taste. As a leavening agent, it reacts with acids in the food ingredients to release carbon dioxide, resulting in the expansion of the batter or dough. Carbonato is also used in the production of glass, ceramics, and cement. This versatile ingredient can be found in many everyday products and plays a crucial role in various industrial processes.

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