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Is hidroksipropilmetil celuloza vegan?

Hidroksipropilmetil celuloza is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is hidroksipropilmetil celuloza?

Hidroksipropilmetil celuloza, also known as HPMC, is a versatile food ingredient derived from cellulose. It is widely used in the food industry as a thickener, emulsifier, and stabilizer due to its exceptional water retention properties. As a non-toxic and odorless compound, HPMC is an ideal substitute for animal-derived gelatin in vegan and vegetarian food products. Its ability to enhance texture and moisture content, while maintaining product quality and stability, makes it a popular choice for desserts, sauces, dressings, and many other food items.

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