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Is methyl hydroxystearate vegan?

Methyl hydroxystearate 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 methyl hydroxystearate?

Methyl hydroxystearate is a versatile food ingredient derived from the reaction of stearic acid with methanol. This clear liquid has excellent emulsifying and thickening properties, making it a popular ingredient in the food industry for various applications such as baked goods, sauces, and dressings. It also enhances the stability and texture of food products while extending their shelf life. Methyl hydroxystearate is considered safe for consumption and is often used as a substitute for animal-derived ingredients in vegan and vegetarian food products. Its mild flavor profile makes it an ideal ingredient for various food formulations without altering the taste of the final product.

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