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Is جيلاتين vegan?

جيلاتين is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is جيلاتين?

Gelatin is a protein-rich ingredient derived from collagen found in the connective tissues of animals, such as cows and pigs. It is commonly used as a gelling agent in various foods, including desserts, marshmallows, and gummy candies. Gelatin is also used in some pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. The production process involves boiling the collagen-containing parts of the animal to extract the gelatin, which is then purified and dried into a powder or sheets. While it is a popular ingredient, some people choose to avoid it due to dietary restrictions, such as veganism or kosher/halal diets.

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