dairy food substitute


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dairy food substitute

a group of foods that includes imitation cream, coffee whitener, cheese, and ice cream. Although similar in taste and texture to genuine dairy products, nondairy products can differ markedly in composition from products they resemble. Some substitutes may contain milk components despite nondairy claims.

dairy food substitute

A food resembling an existing dairy food in taste and appearance but differing in composition from the dairy food for which it is substituted.
See also: substitute
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