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Is tärkkelystä vegan?

Tärkkelystä is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is tärkkelystä?

Tärkkelystä is a Finnish word that refers to starch, a vital ingredient in many food products. This carbohydrate is derived from various plant sources, including corn, potatoes, and wheat. Starch is commonly used as a thickener in sauces, soups, and gravies, and also adds texture and volume to baked goods. It is often processed to produce modified starches that have specific properties, such as improved freeze-thaw stability or increased viscosity. Tärkkelystä is a versatile ingredient that is essential in the food industry and is used to create a wide range of delicious and satisfying dishes.

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