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Is goma laca vegan?

Goma laca is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is goma laca?

Goma laca is a natural resin derived from the secretions of the lac insect, which is native to India and Southeast Asia. The resin is harvested by collecting the insect secretions, which are then processed and purified to produce a shiny, hard, and water-resistant substance. Goma laca is commonly used as a coating or varnish for wood, paper, and metal surfaces, as well as a food glaze and sealant for fruits and candies. It is known for its unique properties, such as its ability to provide a glossy and protective finish, as well as its non-toxic and biodegradable nature.

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