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Is pirofosfato vegan?

Pirofosfato is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is pirofosfato?

Pirofosfato, also known as sodium acid pyrophosphate (SAPP), is a white, odorless powder commonly used in the food industry as a leavening agent to help baked goods rise. It is a water-soluble salt that acts as a buffering and chelating agent, preventing discoloration and maintaining freshness in processed meats and seafood products. Pirofosfato can also be found in cheese, canned fruits, and vegetables, providing acidity regulation and enhancing texture. With its versatility and effectiveness, pirofosfato has become an essential ingredient for many food manufacturers worldwide.

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