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Is heptylundecanol vegan?

Heptylundecanol is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is heptylundecanol?

Heptylundecanol is a long-chain alcohol used as an emulsifier and thickening agent in various food products. It is derived from natural sources, such as coconut or palm kernel oil, and is commonly used in baked goods, confectionery, and dairy products. With its unique chemical structure, heptylundecanol helps to stabilize mixtures of water and oil, preventing separation and maintaining a smooth texture. Its versatility makes it a popular ingredient in the food industry, providing both functional and sensory benefits to a wide range of products.

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