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Is wood fat vegan?

Wood fat is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is wood fat?

Wood fat, also known as "tall oil," is a byproduct of the pulp and paper industry that has recently found its way into the food industry. It is a viscous, amber-colored liquid that is derived from the resin of pine trees. Wood fat has a unique chemical composition, rich in unsaturated fatty acids, which makes it an excellent emulsifier and stabilizer in food products. It is commonly used in the production of baked goods, such as bread and crackers, as well as in processed meats and confectionery. Wood fat is also a sustainable and eco-friendly ingredient, as it is a byproduct of an existing industry and helps to reduce waste.

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