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Is sucrose esters of fatty acid vegan?

Sucrose esters of fatty acid 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 sucrose esters of fatty acid?

Sucrose esters of fatty acids are a type of emulsifier made by esterifying sucrose with fatty acids, typically derived from plant-based sources such as palm, coconut or soybean oil. These versatile ingredients have a wide range of applications in the food industry, from stabilizing emulsions and preventing oil separation in baked goods and confections, to improving the texture and mouthfeel of dairy products and beverages. Sucrose esters of fatty acids are valued for their ability to improve the stability, consistency and shelf-life of food products while maintaining their sensory qualities and nutritional value.

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