Is Glycerin Vegetarian?

Often derived from animal fat but may also be plant based.

Not necessarily banned. Consider the source of each ingredient.

May be Vegetarian

Foods with ingredients that contain glycerin
Dentyne Fire
Dentyne Fire

Not Vegan

Create an account to set your diet and customize ingredients you want to avoid.

Flagged Ingredients (View All)
  • Wax - Typically produced from shellac (lac bug secretion) or beeswax.
  • Glycerin - Often derived from animal fat but may also be plant based.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products

Possibly Vegetarian

Non-English: Grade may be inaccurate.

Create an account to set your diet and customize ingredients you want to avoid.

Flagged Ingredients (View All)
  • Glycerin - Often derived from animal fat but may also be plant based.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products

Possibly Gluten Free

Non-English: Grade may be inaccurate.

Create an account to set your diet and customize ingredients you want to avoid.

Cup Cakes, Frosted Chocolate Cake With Creamy Filling
Cup Cakes, Frosted Chocolate Cake With Creamy Filling

Not Vegan

Create an account to set your diet and customize ingredients you want to avoid.

Flagged Ingredients (View All)
  • Beef - Not vegan if originating from cow flesh.
  • Gelatin - Protein obtained by boiling animal skin, connective tissue or bones, usually from cows or pigs.
  • Shortening - Most shortening is animal based and is made from butter, suet, and/or lard.
  • Whey - The watery part of milk that remains after the formation of curds.
  • Chocolate - Most chocolates are not vegan. Check the ingredients for dairy or milk.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Glucose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Riboflavin - May contain milk.
  • Stearate - Salt of stearic acid. An emulsifier and/or stabilizer.

Not Vegetarian

Create an account to set your diet and customize ingredients you want to avoid.

Flagged Ingredients (View All)
  • Gelatin - Protein obtained by boiling animal skin, connective tissue or bones, usually from cows or pigs.

Probably Gluten Free

Create an account to set your diet and customize ingredients you want to avoid.

Hohos, Chocolate Cake Rolled With Peppermint Creamy Filling, Peppermint

Not Vegan

Create an account to set your diet and customize ingredients you want to avoid.

Flagged Ingredients (View All)
  • Dairy - Dairy products are a type of food produced from or containing milk of mammals.
  • Whey - The watery part of milk that remains after the formation of curds.
  • Riboflavin - May contain milk.
  • Stearate - Salt of stearic acid. An emulsifier and/or stabilizer.

Probably Vegetarian

Create an account to set your diet and customize ingredients you want to avoid.

Probably Gluten Free

Create an account to set your diet and customize ingredients you want to avoid.

Twinkies, Golden Sponge Cake With Chocolate Creamy Filling, Chocolate Creme

Not Vegan

Create an account to set your diet and customize ingredients you want to avoid.

Flagged Ingredients (View All)
  • Beef - Not vegan if originating from cow flesh.
  • Riboflavin - May contain milk.
  • Stearoyl - When animal-derived, a fat from cows, pigs, and sheep, etc. May also be of plant origin.
  • Shortening - Most shortening is animal based and is made from butter, suet, and/or lard.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Glycerin - Often derived from animal fat but may also be plant based.
  • Polysorbate - Derivatives of fatty acids, which are commonly sourced from animals. In cosmetics, foods.
  • Glucose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Calcium - May be derived from the shells of marine organisms, snails, and eggs. Check the label to be sure.
  • Animal - This product contains an animal derivative. May not be vegan friendly.
  • Whey - The watery part of milk that remains after the formation of curds.

Not Vegetarian

Create an account to set your diet and customize ingredients you want to avoid.

Flagged Ingredients (View All)
  • Animal - This product contains an animal derivative. May not be vegetarian friendly.
  • Beef - Not a vegetarian friendly option. Beef is taken from the body of a cow.
  • Glycerin - Often derived from animal fat but may also be plant based.
  • Polysorbate - Derivatives of fatty acids, which are commonly sourced from animals. In cosmetics, foods.
  • Calcium - May be animal based. Double check the label to be sure of the origin.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if suitable.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products

Not Gluten Free

Create an account to set your diet and customize ingredients you want to avoid.

Flagged Ingredients (View All)
  • Wheat - Wheat includes gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
  • Starch - If found on a meat or poultry product could be from any grain, including wheat.
Protein Chewy Granola Bars, Peanut, Almond & Dark Chocolate
Protein Chewy Granola Bars, Peanut, Almond & Dark Chocolate

Not Vegan

Create an account to set your diet and customize ingredients you want to avoid.

Flagged Ingredients (View All)
  • Milk - Not vegan if derived from an animal. Check the ingredients.
  • Whey - The watery part of milk that remains after the formation of curds.
  • Calcium - May be derived from the shells of marine organisms, snails, and eggs. Check the label to be sure.
  • Glycerin - Often derived from animal fat but may also be plant based.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products

Possibly Vegetarian

Create an account to set your diet and customize ingredients you want to avoid.

Flagged Ingredients (View All)
  • Glycerin - Often derived from animal fat but may also be plant based.
  • Calcium - May be animal based. Double check the label to be sure of the origin.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products

Not Gluten Free

Create an account to set your diet and customize ingredients you want to avoid.

Flagged Ingredients (View All)
  • Wheat - Wheat includes gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
  • Starch - If found on a meat or poultry product could be from any grain, including wheat.

See more with an account

Join today to see full search results, filter to show food compatible with your diet, create lists, write reviews, and more.

Create Free Account