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Is sodium l-ascorbate vegan?

Sodium l-ascorbate is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is sodium l-ascorbate?

Sodium L-ascorbate is a vital ingredient in the food industry, commonly used as an antioxidant and preservative. It is a salt form of Vitamin C, which helps to prevent spoilage by inhibiting the growth of harmful bacteria and fungi. Sodium L-ascorbate is water-soluble and has a slightly salty taste, making it ideal for use in processed meats, canned fruits and vegetables, and baked goods. This ingredient also enhances the color and flavor of many foods while extending their shelf life. Its versatility and effectiveness make it a popular choice among food manufacturers worldwide.

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