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Is gum acaciá vegan?

Gum acaciá is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is gum acaciá?

Gum arabic, also known as acacia gum, is a natural plant-based ingredient derived from the sap of the Acacia tree. This versatile ingredient has been used for centuries in the food industry as a stabilizer, thickener, and emulsifier. Gum arabic is also known for its ability to improve the texture and mouthfeel of foods, and it can be found in a wide variety of products, including beverages, confections, and baked goods. Additionally, gum arabic is often used in the production of pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and even ink. Its unique properties and natural origin make it a popular choice for those seeking clean label ingredients.

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