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Is metylcellulosa vegan?

Metylcellulosa is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is metylcellulosa?

Methylcellulose is a plant-based ingredient commonly used in vegan and vegetarian food products as a thickener or emulsifier. It's derived from cellulose, the main component of plant cell walls, and is chemically modified to form a water-soluble powder. Methylcellulose has similar properties to animal-based gelatin, but with the added benefit of being completely cruelty-free. In addition to its use in food, methylcellulose is also found in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and industrial applications such as adhesives and coatings. Its versatility and eco-friendliness make it a popular choice among manufacturers and consumers alike.

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