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Is maltodextrine vegan?

Maltodextrine is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is maltodextrine?

Maltodextrin is a white powder made from starchy foods like rice, corn or potatoes through a process of hydrolysis. It is a common food ingredient used as a thickener, filler, or sweetener in a wide range of products, including sports drinks, baby formulas, and processed foods. With a neutral taste and high solubility in water, maltodextrin is often used to improve the texture and mouthfeel of foods, as well as to enhance their shelf life. As a carbohydrate, it is easily digestible and provides quick energy, making it a popular choice among athletes and fitness enthusiasts.

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