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Is xilanasa vegan?

Xilanasa 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 xilanasa?

Xylanase is a type of enzyme commonly used in the food industry to break down complex carbohydrates found in plant-based ingredients. This enzyme is derived from various sources, such as bacteria and fungi, and is highly efficient in degrading hemicellulose, a type of carbohydrate that can be difficult for the human body to digest. Xylanase is often added to baked goods, including bread and pastries, to improve their texture, flavor, and overall quality. It is also used in animal feed to enhance nutrient absorption and reduce feed costs. Xylanase is considered safe for consumption and is widely used in the food industry.

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