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Is methylhydroxypropylcellulose vegan?

Methylhydroxypropylcellulose is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is methylhydroxypropylcellulose?

Methylhydroxypropylcellulose is a versatile food ingredient used as a thickener, stabilizer, and emulsifier in a wide range of food products. It is a water-soluble cellulose derivative obtained by modifying natural cellulose through a chemical process. This ingredient can be used in various food applications, including sauces, dressings, beverages, bakery goods, and confectionery items. With its exceptional water-binding capacity, it improves the texture and mouthfeel of food products, enhancing their overall quality. Methylhydroxypropylcellulose is a safe and widely accepted food additive, approved by various regulatory authorities worldwide.

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