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Is pork gelatine vegan?

Pork gelatine is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is pork gelatine?

Pork gelatine is a versatile food ingredient derived from collagen present in pig skin, bones, and connective tissues. It is a high-protein, odorless, and tasteless substance that has a jelly-like consistency when dissolved in water or heated. Pork gelatine is commonly used as a gelling agent in many food products such as sweets, desserts, jellies, and marshmallows. It also acts as a stabilizer, thickener, and emulsifier, improving the texture and mouthfeel of various food items. With its numerous culinary applications, pork gelatine is a key ingredient in the food industry.

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