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Spicy, sour and sweet flavor combinations inspired by African, Middle Eastern and Asian ingredients.
According to The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), almost 207 million barrels of beer (or 2.8 billion 24-12oz. cases) were sold in the United States in 2015. With beer as popular as ever, and even growing, new craft beer trends are emerging.
Could Firmenich be holding the "crystal balls" to foretell the future of flavor delivery? It would seem so, as this patent application for glass-encapsulated acetaldehyde describes.
Strawberries are left in the dust with Comax Flavor’s new natural pineberry flavor for alcoholic beverages, simulating a strawberry flavor with a hint of citrus.
Takasago takes polyphenols and saccharides very seriously. And apparently straight from the juicer, as this flavor-enhancing patent explains.
The most recent addition to the citrus family, the grapefruit was relatively unknown to both Eastern and Western civilizations until its discovery in Barbados in 1750. Since then, it has spread to tropical and sub-tropical regions throughout the Western Hemisphere, and is renowned for its distinctive, sweet-sour flavor. Here, the authors review the similarities between the grapefruit and its larger ancestor, the pummelo, and examine grapefruit oil components and their distinct flavor profiles.
The recent trend toward natural ingredients in foods should increase the use of natural citrus oils and aqueous essences, They provide a wide range of flavors and solubility characteristics for use in foods, cosmetics, and cleansers and can he declared as natural ingredients on the label.
A new commercial method for the production of citrus essential oils in Florida.
Paper of the 7th International Congress of Essential Oils, Kyoto, Japan, October 1977. This work was undertaken for the purpose of exploring new sources of citrus oils which may be useful as food flavors and in the fragrance industry. The study deals with the analysis of leaf essential oils of three different varieties of C. reticulata Blanco which flourish in Egypt.
The aldehyde and ester content of citrus oils have long been considered important indicators of flavor and aroma, and rootstocks can have an influence on this important quality of an orange oil. However, the limited amount of data accumulated regarding the influence of rootstock on oil quality and yield indicate the need for further study and research to include other varieties and rootstocks of citrus.