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Is pork collagen vegan?

Pork collagen is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is pork collagen?

Pork collagen is a protein-rich ingredient derived from the connective tissue of pigs. It is a flavorless and odorless powder that is often used in the food industry as a binding agent, thickener, or emulsifier. Collagen is known to have numerous health benefits, including improving joint health and promoting skin elasticity. Pork collagen is particularly high in type 1 collagen, which is the most abundant type found in the human body. It is also a popular ingredient in Asian cuisine, particularly in soups and stews, due to its ability to add a rich and savory flavor to dishes.

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