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Is mono potassium glutamate vegan?

Mono potassium glutamate is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is mono potassium glutamate?

Mono potassium glutamate, also known as MKG, is a flavor enhancer commonly used in processed foods. It is made by combining potassium and glutamic acid, which is an amino acid naturally found in many foods. Mono potassium glutamate has a savory taste, similar to umami, and can be used to enhance the flavor of soups, sauces, snacks, and other food products. Despite some controversy surrounding its safety, the FDA recognizes it as a safe food additive when used within recommended levels.

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