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Is isocetyl stearoyl stearate vegan?

Isocetyl stearoyl stearate is potentially vegan - it can be derived from plants or animals. You should ask the manufacturer for more details.

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So, what is isocetyl stearoyl stearate?

Isocetyl stearoyl stearate is a versatile food ingredient that is widely used in the food industry as an emulsifier, thickener, and stabilizer. It is a type of ester derived from the fatty acids of plant and animal sources. Its unique chemical structure allows it to easily bind with both water and oil-based ingredients, making it a popular choice for a wide range of food applications. It is commonly found in processed foods such as salad dressings, spreads, and baked goods to improve texture, increase stability, and enhance flavor. Isocetyl stearoyl stearate is considered safe for consumption and is approved for use in food by regulatory bodies around the world.

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