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Is cuajo microbial vegan?

Cuajo microbial is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is cuajo microbial?

Cuajo microbial, also known as microbial rennet, is a natural enzyme used in the production of cheese. Unlike traditional animal-based rennet, microbial rennet is derived from genetically modified fungi, bacteria or yeasts. It is a popular choice among vegetarians and those who avoid animal products in their diet. Microbial rennet is known for its consistent and reliable performance, producing a high-quality cheese with a mild and delicate flavor. It is also more cost-effective and easier to produce in large quantities compared to traditional rennet. With its many benefits, cuajo microbial has become a staple ingredient in the cheese-making industry.

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