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Is dextrine vegan?

Dextrine is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is dextrine?

Dextrine is a carbohydrate that is derived from starch, commonly found in foods like bread, crackers, and pretzels. It is created through the process of hydrolyzing starch molecules into smaller chains of glucose molecules, which gives it a unique chemical structure. This ingredient is often used in the food industry as a thickener, stabilizer, and binding agent due to its ability to absorb water and form gels. Dextrine can also be found in various products such as adhesives, textiles, and cosmetics. Its mild flavor and versatile properties make it a popular ingredient in the production of processed foods.

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