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Is glycerine vegan?

Glycerine is potentially vegan - it can be derived from plants or animals. You should ask the manufacturer for more details.

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So, what is glycerine?

Glycerine, also known as glycerin or glycerol, is a thick, odorless, and colorless liquid that is widely used in the food industry. It is a sugar alcohol that is derived from natural fats and oils, such as coconut or soybean oil. Glycerine is commonly used as a sweetener, thickener, and preservative in various foods and beverages. It has a slightly sweet taste and a viscous texture that can help enhance the mouthfeel of food products. Glycerine is also known for its moisturizing properties, and is often used in skincare and personal care products.

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