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Is esters de cire vegan?

Esters de cire is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is esters de cire?

Esters de cire, also known as wax esters, are a natural ingredient commonly used in food production as a coating agent or a thickening agent. They are made by combining long-chain fatty acids and long-chain alcohols, resulting in a stable, water-repellent substance with a smooth and shiny appearance. Esters de cire are found in various foods, such as fruits, vegetables, and dairy products, and are considered safe for human consumption. Due to their unique properties, they are also used in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. With their versatility and natural origin, esters de cire are a popular ingredient choice for many food manufacturers.

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