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Is sodium metabisulphite vegan?

Sodium metabisulphite is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is sodium metabisulphite?

Sodium metabisulphite is a food preservative and antioxidant commonly used in the food industry. It is a white crystalline powder with a slightly sulfurous odor and a bitter taste. It is highly soluble in water and forms a weakly acidic solution when dissolved. Sodium metabisulphite works by releasing sulfur dioxide, which acts as a potent antimicrobial agent, inhibiting the growth of bacteria and fungi in food. In addition to its preservative properties, it also helps to prevent browning and discoloration in fruits and vegetables, making it a popular choice for use in the production of dried fruits, wines, and beer.

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