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Is monopotassium citrate vegan?

Monopotassium citrate is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is monopotassium citrate?

Monopotassium citrate is a white crystalline powder that is commonly used as a food additive, especially in the production of beverages and dairy products. It is derived from citric acid, which is found naturally in fruits like lemons and limes. Monopotassium citrate acts as a pH regulator, and can also function as an emulsifier or stabilizer in some food formulations. It is considered safe for consumption by regulatory bodies like the FDA, but excessive intake may cause gastrointestinal discomfort. However, when used in moderation, monopotassium citrate can enhance the taste and texture of various food and beverage products.

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