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Is sodium acid pyrophospháte vegan?

Sodium acid pyrophospháte is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is sodium acid pyrophospháte?

Sodium acid pyrophosphate (SAPP) is a food ingredient that functions as a leavening agent and acidity regulator. It is a white, crystalline powder with a slightly sour taste and is commonly used in baking powder, cake mixes, and self-rising flour. SAPP produces carbon dioxide gas when mixed with water and heat, causing the dough or batter to rise during baking. Additionally, it can prevent discoloration of fruits and vegetables by inhibiting the enzymatic browning reaction. SAPP has been deemed safe for consumption by regulatory agencies but should be used in moderation.

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