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Is hydroxyde de de potassium vegan?

Hydroxyde de de potassium is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is hydroxyde de de potassium?

Hydroxyde de potassium, also known as potassium hydroxide, is an inorganic compound that is commonly used in the food industry as a pH regulator and food thickener. It is a white, odorless solid that is highly reactive and corrosive. It is also known for its ability to dissolve proteins and fats, making it useful in food processing applications such as peeling fruits and vegetables, and in the production of chocolate and caramel. Although it is generally recognized as safe for use in food, caution should be exercised when handling this ingredient due to its caustic nature.

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