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Is monocalcium citrate vegan?

Monocalcium citrate is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is monocalcium citrate?

Monocalcium citrate is a white crystalline powder that is commonly used as a food additive. It is produced by combining calcium carbonate with citric acid, and it has a sour taste with a slightly salty aftertaste. Monocalcium citrate is often used as a leavening agent in baked goods such as bread, cakes, and pastries, where it reacts with baking soda to produce carbon dioxide gas, which causes the dough or batter to rise. It is also used as a firming agent for fruits and vegetables and as a flavor enhancer in various processed foods.

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