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Is ζελατίνη vegan?

Ζελατίνη is a non-vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is ζελατίνη?

Ζελατίνη, also known as gelatin, is a protein derived from collagen found in animal bones and connective tissues. It is a versatile ingredient that is widely used in the food industry to provide a range of textures and functions, from gelling and stabilizing to thickening and emulsifying. Gelatin is commonly found in desserts like jelly, marshmallows, and gummy candies, but it is also used in savory dishes like aspic and soups. Additionally, gelatin is used in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and photographic film. Gelatin is a natural and valuable ingredient that adds texture, flavor, and functionality to a variety of products.

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