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Is octoxyglyceryl behenate vegan?

Octoxyglyceryl behenate is potentially vegan - it can be derived from plants or animals. You should ask the manufacturer for more details.

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So, what is octoxyglyceryl behenate?

Octoxyglyceryl behenate is a food ingredient commonly used as an emulsifier, stabilizer, and thickening agent in processed foods. It is derived from glycerin and behenic acid, a natural fatty acid found in vegetable oils. This ingredient has excellent water-binding properties, which makes it ideal for preventing the separation of oil and water in food products. Octoxyglyceryl behenate is often used in bakery items, dairy products, and sauces, and is considered safe for consumption by regulatory agencies. Its versatility and effectiveness make it a valuable addition to the food industry's toolbox.

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