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Homofuronol

Posted: January 5, 2009

Givaudan now offers Homofuronol (2-ethyl-4-hydroxy-5-methyl-3(2H)-furanone; C7H10O3; FEMA# 3623; CAS# 27538-10-9), a flavor chemical that gives the impression of sweetness. The yellow to brown crystals or liquid possess a sweet, cane sugar, caramel organoleptic profile. The nature identical material is recommended in strawberry, red fruit and tropical applications at levels of 2-10 ppm.