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Is hydroxypropylstarch vegan?

Hydroxypropylstarch is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is hydroxypropylstarch?

Hydroxypropylstarch is a modified starch that has undergone chemical processing to enhance its properties for various food applications. It is a white powder with excellent water solubility and viscosity, making it an ideal thickener and stabilizer in many food products, such as soups, sauces, dressings, and baked goods. Hydroxypropylstarch also has good freeze-thaw stability, which helps maintain the texture and consistency of frozen foods. Moreover, it is vegan, gluten-free, and non-allergenic, making it a popular choice among health-conscious consumers.

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