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Is sucrose laurate vegan?

Sucrose laurate 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 laurate?

Sucrose laurate is a plant-based emulsifier made by combining lauric acid, a fatty acid found in coconut oil, with sucrose, a simple sugar commonly known as table sugar. This ingredient has a unique chemical structure that allows it to stabilize and blend together ingredients that would otherwise separate, such as oil and water. Sucrose laurate is often used in food products like salad dressings, sauces, and beverages to create a smooth, creamy texture and prevent separation. It is a safe and effective alternative to synthetic emulsifiers, and its natural origin makes it an attractive choice for consumers seeking healthier and more sustainable food options.

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