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Is sorbitan triestearato vegan?

Sorbitan triestearato is potentially vegan - it can be derived from plants or animals. You should ask the manufacturer for more details.

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So, what is sorbitan triestearato?

Sorbitan triestearate, also known as STS, is a food ingredient commonly used as an emulsifier, stabilizer, and thickener in a wide range of food products, including confectionery, baked goods, and sauces. This white to light yellow waxy substance is a type of sorbitan ester derived from sorbitol and stearic acid. Sorbitan triestearate helps to prevent the separation of oil and water, creating a smooth and uniform texture in foods. In addition, it can enhance the shelf life of food products by preventing spoilage and rancidity. STS is considered safe for consumption by regulatory bodies around the world.

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