Is Sugar Vegan?

A sweet material that consists of sucrose. Some sugars are processed through boneblack.

Not necessarily banned. Consider the source of each ingredient.

May be Vegan

Foods with ingredients that contain sugar
Shin Ramyun
Shin Ramyun

May not be Vegan

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  • Beef - Not vegan if originating from cow flesh.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.
  • Riboflavin - May contain milk.
  • Natural - Ingredients are not synthetic or artificial, but extracted directly from plants or animal products
  • Caramel - Used as a coloring. Some caramel is derived from cane sugar and not necessarily vegan.
  • Niacin - Used as a cholesterol treatment. In rare cases it can be derived from animal sources.
  • Sugar - A sweet material that consists of sucrose. Some sugars are processed through boneblack.

May not be Vegetarian

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  • Beef - Not a vegetarian friendly option. Beef is taken from the body of a cow.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if suitable.
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.
  • 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.
  • Gluten - Gluten is a general name for the proteins found in different forms of wheat.
  • Starch - If found on a meat or poultry product could be from any grain, including wheat.
  • Stock - Some stock cubes include wheat-based food additives.
Maltesers
Maltesers

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.
  • Whey - The watery part of milk that remains after the formation of curds.
  • Lactose - Milk sugar. A type of sugar only found in animal milk.

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.
  • Malt - Many malted products contains 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.

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Cadbury Drinking Chocolate
Cadbury Drinking Chocolate

Possibly Vegan

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  • Chocolate - Most chocolates are not vegan. Check the ingredients for dairy or milk.
  • Sugar - A sweet material that consists of sucrose. Some sugars are processed through boneblack.

Possibly Gluten Free

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  • Starch - If found on a meat or poultry product could be from any grain, including wheat.
  • Chocolate - Some varieties have a risk of contamination from other products. Read the label to see if gluten free.

Probably Vegetarian

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Mr Kipling 6 Cherry Bakewells
Mr Kipling 6 Cherry Bakewells

May not be Vegan

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  • Cochineal - Red pigment extracted from the crushed carcasses of the cochineal insect, a cactus-feeding insect.
  • Glucose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.
  • Sugar - A sweet material that consists of sucrose. Some sugars are processed through boneblack.
  • Monostearate - Manufactured by reacting stearic acid with sorbitol to yield a mixture of esters.
  • Milk - Not vegan if derived from an animal. Check the ingredients.
  • Polysorbate - Derivatives of fatty acids, which are commonly sourced from animals. In cosmetics, foods.
  • Sorbitan - From stearic acid. Stearic acid is found in both vegetable and animal fats.
  • Humectant - Sweetener - Mostly from animal fats, unless otherwise stated.
  • Niacin - Used as a cholesterol treatment. In rare cases it can be derived from animal sources.
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.
  • 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.
  • Eggs - This product contains egg in one form or another. Not vegan friendly.
  • Egg - This product contains egg in one form or another. Not vegan friendly.
  • Whey - The watery part of milk that remains after the formation of curds.
  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if plant based.

May not be Vegetarian

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  • Dextrose - Sometimes derived from animal tissues and fluids. Check the label to determine if suitable.
  • Disodium - Flavor Enhancer - Often made from animals.
  • Polysorbate - Derivatives of fatty acids, which are commonly sourced from animals. In cosmetics, foods.
  • Citric - Emulsifier - May contain animal fat as it is derived from Glycerin/Glycerol.
  • Calcium - May be animal based. Double check the label to be sure of the origin.
  • Cochineal - Red pigment extracted from the crushed carcasses of the cochineal insect, a cactus-feeding insect.

May not be Gluten Free

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  • Wheat - Wheat includes 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.
  • Egg - May contain gluten if used as an ingredient. Some foods add wheat based batter to eggs.
  • Eggs - May contain gluten if used as an ingredient. Some foods add wheat based batter to eggs.
Chapagetti

May not be Vegan

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  • Milk - Not vegan if derived from an animal. Check the ingredients.
  • Egg - This product contains egg in one form or another. Not vegan friendly.
  • Eggs - This product contains egg in one form or another. Not vegan friendly.
  • 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.

May not be Gluten Free

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  • Wheat - Wheat includes 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.
  • Noodle - Often contains a form of grain gluten. Check the ingredients if gluten-free is not on the label.
  • Soup - Pay special attention to cream-based soups, which have flour as a thickener. Many contain barley.
  • 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.
  • Eggs - May contain gluten if used as an ingredient. Some foods add wheat based batter to eggs.

Probably Vegetarian

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