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Ingredient Profile: Hexyl 2-Methyl-3 or 4-Pentenoate

By: Cyndie Lipka, Sethness Greenleaf
Posted: April 20, 2011, from the May 2011 issue of P&F magazine.

United States Patent 3,966,799 by Hall, et al. (June 29, 1976), assigned to IFF, discloses the use of N-hexyl esters of 2-methyl-4-pentenoic acid for use as sweet, fruity, strawberry, pineapplelike, pear or green taste and aroma.

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