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Is tej vegan?

Tej is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is tej?

Tej is a traditional Ethiopian honey wine with a distinctive taste and aroma. Made from a fermented mixture of honey and water, it is often flavored with the leaves and stems of gesho, a plant that grows in the Ethiopian highlands. Tej is usually served in small, rounded flasks called bereles, and sipped through a straw called a sorghum straw. It has a sweet, tangy flavor and a slightly effervescent quality that makes it a popular drink for special occasions, such as weddings and religious festivals. Tej is also believed to have medicinal properties and is sometimes used as a remedy for coughs and colds.

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