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Is carboximetilcelulosa sodica vegan?

Carboximetilcelulosa sodica is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is carboximetilcelulosa sodica?

Carboxymethylcellulose sodium (CMC) is a versatile food ingredient derived from cellulose, a natural polymer found in plant cell walls. It is commonly used as a thickener, stabilizer, and emulsifier in a variety of food products, including sauces, dressings, baked goods, and dairy products. CMC is known for its ability to improve texture, enhance mouthfeel, and extend shelf life. It is a white, odorless, and tasteless powder that dissolves easily in water and has a neutral pH. CMC is safe for consumption and is approved for use in food products by regulatory agencies around the world.

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