Is Glaze Vegan?

A pure food glaze and natural glaze. Made with shellac from the lac bug. Also known as beetle juice.

Not necessarily banned. Consider the source of each ingredient.

May be Vegan

Foods with ingredients that contain glaze
Iced Pumpkin Scone Cookies

May not be Vegan

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  • Butter - Ingredient contains butter. Most likely derived from dairy but may be plant based.
  • Milk - Not vegan if derived from an animal. Check the ingredients.
  • Shortening - Most shortening is animal based and is made from butter, suet, and/or lard.
  • Riboflavin - May contain milk.
  • Glycerin - Often derived from animal fat but may also be plant based.
  • Niacin - Used as a cholesterol treatment. In rare cases it can be derived from animal sources.
  • Glaze - A pure food glaze and natural glaze. Made with shellac from the lac bug. Also known as beetle juice.
  • Sugar - A sweet material that consists of sucrose. Some sugars are processed through boneblack.

Possibly Vegetarian

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

May not be Gluten Free

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  • Wheat - Wheat includes gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
  • Barley - Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
  • Gluten - Gluten is a general name for the proteins found in different forms of wheat.
Lattice Apple Pie

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  • Citric - Emulsifier - May contain animal fat as it is derived from Glycerin/Glycerol.
  • Riboflavin - May contain milk.

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  • Citric - Emulsifier - May contain animal fat as it is derived from Glycerin/Glycerol.

May not be Gluten Free

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  • 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.
  • Gluten - Gluten is a general name for the proteins found in different forms of wheat.
Blossom Flower Shaped Pastry, Caramel Apple

May not be Vegan

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  • Butter - Ingredient contains butter. Most likely derived from dairy but may be plant based.
  • Caramel - Used as a coloring. Some caramel is derived from cane sugar and not necessarily vegan.
  • Sugar - A sweet material that consists of sucrose. Some sugars are processed through boneblack.
  • Glaze - A pure food glaze and natural glaze. Made with shellac from the lac bug. Also known as beetle juice.
  • Niacin - Used as a cholesterol treatment. In rare cases it can be derived from animal sources.
  • Milk - Not vegan if derived from an animal. Check the ingredients.
  • Enzyme - Protein produced by living cells. Can be derived from animals, plants, bacteria, fungi and yeast.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Riboflavin - May contain milk.
  • Lecithin - May contain egg yolks. Can also be directly obtained from animal fat or soy.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Egg - This product contains egg in one form or another. Not vegan friendly.
  • Shortening - Most shortening is animal based and is made from butter, suet, and/or lard.

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  • 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

May not be Gluten Free

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  • 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.
  • Egg - May contain gluten if used as an ingredient. Some foods add wheat based batter to eggs.
Glazed Cake Donuts, Blueberry

May not be Vegan

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  • Milk - Not vegan if derived from an animal. Check the ingredients.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Sugar - A sweet material that consists of sucrose. Some sugars are processed through boneblack.
  • Glaze - A pure food glaze and natural glaze. Made with shellac from the lac bug. Also known as beetle juice.
  • Niacin - Used as a cholesterol treatment. In rare cases it can be derived from animal sources.
  • Lactose - Milk sugar. A type of sugar only found in animal milk.
  • Glucono - Also known as gluconolactone or GDL. Typically from oxidation of a glucose by microorganisms.
  • Stearoyl - When animal-derived, a fat from cows, pigs, and sheep, etc. May also be of plant origin.
  • Monocalcium - A salt found in rocks and bones. Used as an anti-caking agent.
  • Glycerin - Often derived from animal fat but may also be plant based.
  • Lecithin - May contain egg yolks. Can also be directly obtained from animal fat or soy.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Citric - Emulsifier - May contain animal fat as it is derived from Glycerin/Glycerol.
  • Calcium - May be derived from the shells of marine organisms, snails, and eggs. Check the label to be sure.
  • Yolk - This product may contain egg yolk. Check the ingredients to be sure.
  • Egg - This product contains egg in one form or another. Not vegan friendly.
  • Riboflavin - May contain milk.

Possibly Vegetarian

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  • 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
  • Calcium - May be animal based. Double check the label to be sure of the origin.
  • Citric - Emulsifier - May contain animal fat as it is derived from Glycerin/Glycerol.
  • Glycerin - Often derived from animal fat but may also be plant based.

May not be Gluten Free

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  • Wheat - Wheat includes gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
  • Barley - Often contains a form of grain 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.
  • Dextrin - If found on a meat or poultry product could be from any grain, including wheat.
  • Egg - May contain gluten if used as an ingredient. Some foods add wheat based batter to eggs.
Decorating Really Orange Jimmies

May not be Vegan

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  • Confectioner - Glazing Agent - Most likely a resin secreted by the lac bug.
  • Lecithin - May contain egg yolks. Can also be directly obtained from animal fat or soy.
  • Glaze - A pure food glaze and natural glaze. Made with shellac from the lac bug. Also known as beetle juice.
  • Sugar - A sweet material that consists of sucrose. Some sugars are processed through boneblack.

Probably Vegetarian

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Probably Gluten Free

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