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Kokumi: Unlocking the Secrets of Fullness and Richness

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"Kokumi is a relatively new buzzword," says Michael Peters, Givaudan's director of global flavor creation technology. And, though kokumi—koku, meaning "rich" in Japanese, and mi meaning taste—is not a taste perception like sour or umami, the concept does encompass the mechanics of richness, complexity and fullness in food flavors.

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