2,3-Octanedione is a very interesting compound. It has been found in warmed-over flavors such as beef and lamb, which wouldn't really compel me, personally, to use this compound. However, it is also found in the fat volatiles of grass-fed sheep, sardines and trout. One the other side of the dinner plate, 2,3-octanedione is found in cooked asparagus and mushrooms. It has potentially been found in tangerines, and so I might be tempted to look there, too. However, the most interesting place where 2,3-octanedione has been found is in milk.
Ingredient Profile: 2,3-Octanedione
June 24, 2011
Fill out my online form.
Most Popular in Natural
- 353Organic Flavor Clarification
- 348U.S. Vanilla Regulations—Time for an Update?
- 190Plant-Based Bacon Flavor? Industry-Tested, Vegan-Approved
- 149Market outlook: Organic Essential Oils
- 66Flavor compounds: Meaty Aromas, Part II
- 52First Person: Hacking Musk Strawberry Flavor
- 37Kesom Oil—A Natural Source of Aliphatic Aldehydes
- 35Natural Raw Materials for Natural WONF Flavors
- 35Key materials: Inside Vanilla
- 35Sustainability in Madagascar's Vanilla Supply Chain
- Raw Materials Bulletin: October 2015
2/8/2016, Ginny Stein
- γ-Decalactone: March 2016
2/29/2016, John Wright
- Raw Material Bulletin: August 2014
- Organoleptic Characteristics of Flavor Materials: January 2005
5/5/2016, Gerard Mosciano
- Red Alert: Sensient Announces Super Heat Natural Red
7/19/2016, Savannah Saunders