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Is hpmc vegan?

Hpmc is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is hpmc?

HPMC (hydroxypropyl methylcellulose) is a versatile food ingredient commonly used as a thickener, emulsifier, and stabilizer in a wide range of food products. It is derived from cellulose and is soluble in both hot and cold water. HPMC can be used to create a variety of textures, from a thick and creamy consistency to a smooth and gel-like texture. It is also widely used in gluten-free baking as a binding agent. HPMC is a popular choice for food manufacturers because it is non-toxic, non-allergenic, and has no flavor or odor, making it an ideal ingredient for a variety of food applications.

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