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Is potassium hydrogen carbonate vegan?

Potassium hydrogen carbonate is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is potassium hydrogen carbonate?

Potassium hydrogen carbonate is a chemical compound that is commonly used in the food industry as a raising agent in baked goods. It is a white, odorless, and slightly alkaline powder that is soluble in water. Potassium hydrogen carbonate is also known as potassium bicarbonate and is a natural mineral that is found in some mineral springs. It is often used as a substitute for sodium bicarbonate in low-sodium or sodium-free diets. Additionally, it can be used as a buffering agent to control the pH of food products. Potassium hydrogen carbonate is generally recognized as safe by the FDA, making it a popular ingredient in many foods.

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