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Is tea-stearate vegan?

Tea-stearate 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 tea-stearate?

Tea-stearate is a unique food ingredient that is created by combining stearic acid, a naturally occurring saturated fatty acid, with tea extracts. This combination results in a powdery substance that is often used as an emulsifier and stabilizer in various food products. Tea-stearate has a neutral taste and odor and can be used in both sweet and savory foods. This ingredient is known for its ability to help prevent ingredients from separating, improving texture, and extending the shelf life of products. Additionally, tea-stearate is often used in the production of baked goods, chocolates, and dairy products, making it a versatile ingredient in the food industry.

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