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Is hexyllactone vegan?

Hexyllactone is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is hexyllactone?

Hexyllactone is a flavoring compound that can be found naturally in fruits like pineapple and strawberry. It has a sweet, creamy, and coconut-like aroma with hints of nuttiness and caramel. Hexyllactone is commonly used in the food industry to enhance the flavor of desserts, baked goods, and beverages. It is also used in perfumes and cosmetics due to its pleasant scent. This colorless liquid is highly concentrated and should be used sparingly. Its unique flavor profile makes it a popular ingredient in gourmet cuisine, adding depth and complexity to dishes.

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