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Is hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose vegan?

Hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose?

Hydroxypropyl methyl cellulose (HPMC) is a multifunctional food ingredient that is commonly used as a thickener, stabilizer, and emulsifier in various food products. It is a white, odorless, and tasteless powder that is soluble in water, ethanol, and other polar solvents. HPMC is derived from cellulose, a natural polymer found in plants, and is chemically modified to improve its properties. It is widely used in the food industry to improve the texture, consistency, and shelf-life of food products such as sauces, soups, and baked goods. HPMC is also commonly used in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and personal care products due to its non-toxicity and biocompatibility.

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