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Is glyceryl hydroxystearate vegan?

Glyceryl hydroxystearate 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 glyceryl hydroxystearate?

Glyceryl hydroxystearate is a versatile and widely-used food ingredient that serves as an emulsifier and stabilizer in various food products. It is derived from stearic acid, a naturally occurring fatty acid found in many animal and vegetable fats and oils. Glyceryl hydroxystearate has excellent emulsifying properties, which means it can mix oil and water-based ingredients to create a smooth and homogeneous texture. Additionally, it also provides a moisturizing effect and helps to improve the viscosity and consistency of food products. Glyceryl hydroxystearate is commonly found in baked goods, dairy products, salad dressings, and spreads, among others.

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