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Is modified palm kernel oil vegan?

Modified palm kernel oil is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is modified palm kernel oil?

Modified palm kernel oil is a versatile ingredient derived from the seeds of the tropical palm tree. It has been chemically altered to improve its stability and prevent it from turning rancid, making it a popular addition to processed foods like baked goods, snacks, and margarine. This modified version of palm kernel oil is solid at room temperature, making it easy to work with in manufacturing settings, and it has a neutral flavor profile that won't overpower other ingredients in a recipe. While some concerns have been raised about the environmental impact of palm oil production, modified palm kernel oil remains a commonly used ingredient in the food industry.

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