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trans,trans- 2,4-Undecadienal (FEMA# 3422, Flavis# 05.196,
CAS# 13162-46-4) from Natural Advantage is an aldehyde
that occurs naturally in
a variety of food stuffs
including cooked meats,
roasted peanuts, potato
chips and soybeans. trans,trans- 2,4-Undecadienal, a worldwide
natural and kosher ingredient, adds fatty notes to chicken and
soup flavors. It works well with non-chicken fatty notes such
as beef, pork and lamb. A typical use rate is 0.01–1.0 ppm as
The company also offers succinic acid (FEMA# 4719,
CAS# 110- 15-6), which is an acidulant
and a non-MSG, non-HVP savory flavor
enhancer. Suggested use levels start at
10 ppm. This ingredient is worldwide
natural and kosher.
Firmenich now offers raspberry Naturome, which has a rich
profile that is ripe, floral and slightly
woody. This ingredient, which is from
the named fruit (FTNF) and classified
as an add-back (Directive 2009-106
Juice EC), is well-suited for beverages.
Suggested applications include juice,
flavored water, carbonated soft drinks
and dairy products.
The company also features honey
Naturome, which is rich in volatiles combining floral, fresh
and green facets, and is balanced with
typical honey and animalic bottom
notes. This ingredient, which is FTNS
and GMO-free, performs well in a
number of applications including fruity
and brown note formulations. At very
low dosage, it’s used for reinforcing and
enhancing the perception of sweetness
while improving long-lasting effects.
Advanced Biotech features isoamyl 2-methyl butyrate
natural (FEMA# 3505, CAS# 27625-35-0), which has a sweet,
fruity, cherry, winey odor with blueberry and apple nuances.
Its taste is sweet, creamy and fruity with apple, winey, cherry,
raisin and berry nuances. Suggested flavor applications include
banana, citrus, melon and raspberry. Use level is 10–100 ppm.
The company also provides 4-methyl octanoic acid natural
(FEMA# 3575, CAS# 54947-74-9), which has a waxy, fatty,
dairy, creamy and milky odor. Its taste is fatty, waxy and creamy.
Suggested use in flavors includes butter, cheese, cream and
dairy. Use level is 10–100 ppm.
Bell Flavors & Fragrances offers heliotropine, natural
(FEMA# 2911, CAS# 120-57-0), which is a white powder with
a very sweet floral, warm, slightly spicy and tenacious odor,
sometimes described as cherrylike. It has a sweet, spicy-floral
taste of considerable power. In fragrances, this mainly floral
ingredient blends very well with many non-floral materials such
as coumarins, eugenols, nitromusks, cedarwood derivatives, etc.
It is highly useful in lilac and sweet pea profiles, and is often
used in muguet, honeysuckle, frangipani, carnation, mimosa
and other fragrances. In flavor, it should be kept at a minimum
concentration to achieve pleasant and non-perfumey effects.
It gives a significant lift to imitation vanilla flavors and acts as
a synergist to vanillin. It also produces a cherry-pit-like effect
in fruity complexes, and its cherry-like flavor adds richness to
imitation flavors high in volatile esters. This ingredient can
be used in vanilla, peach, plum, cherry, strawberry, cola, rum,
maple, nut and tutti-frutti flavors.
The company also features methyl anthranilate, natural
(FEMA# 2682, CAS# 134-20-3; E.U. natural), which is a clear,
light to medium yellow liquid with good tenacity. It has a musty-fruity and somewhat dry-floral odor reminiscent of Concord
grapes and orange blossom. The odor appears much sweeter in
This ingredient has a sweet, fruity, grapelike taste with a
distinctly floral-perfumey character. In fragrance, it can be
used as a sweet-floral orange blossom-type ingredient. Often
applied in combination with petitgrain oil, it supplies much of
the background in cashmere bouquet-type fragrances and other
oriental, heavy floral and sweet-woody types. In flavor, it can
be used in grape to imitate the Concord grape, various berry
flavors, melon, honey, citrus fruit, floral types, wine, liqueur
and other profiles.
Mint oil from Ungerer & Co. is a clear, colorless to pale yellow
liquid with a green-minty odor and deep balsamic undertones
typical of American peppermint oil. It can be used in flavors,
fragrances, confection, oral care, aromatherapy, bakery, candles,
and pharmaceutical applications.
SAFC offers g-nonanoic lactone, natural, 98%, FG (FEMA#
2781, CAS# 104-61-0), which is a kosher and food-grade ingredient. Its taste characteristics feature coconut, creamy, waxy and
fatty milky notes. Its odor characteristics are coconut, creamy,
waxy, sweet, buttery and oily. Its use in flavor is caramel. In
fragrance, it is used in amber, balsam, floral, juniper berry,
nutmeg, pine, coconut, maple and oriental notes.
The company also offers d-nonalactone, natural 98%
(FEMA# 3356, CAS# 3301-94-8), a natural and food-grade
ingredient that has taste characteristics that are creamy, milky,
lactonic and dairy with an oily, coconut nuance. Its odor characteristics are creamy, sweet, coconut, fatty and milky with a