Organoleptic Characteristics of Flavor Materials March 2018


Cinnamon Bark Oil, P & N

Supplier: Bontoux, Inc.

FEMA# 2291, CAS# 8015-91-6, Cinnamomum verum, natural

Odor: @ 100%. Cinnamon, sweet, spicy, oily and rich.

Taste: @ 2 ppm. Spicy and rich.

Taste: @ 5 ppm. Cinnamon, sweet, spicy and woody with a slight burn.

Possible applications: All cinnamon flavors will benefit from this essential oil either as a stand-alone or as part of a sweet spice blends for chai, pumpkin pie, gingerbread, cola, mulled cider, etc.

Bontoux, Inc.:

Timur Pepper Oil

Supplier: Berjé

FEMA# 4754, CAS# 92927-06-5, Zanthoxylum bungeanum, natural, synonym: Sichuan pepper oil

Odor: @ 100%. Citruslike, grapefruitlike, tropical and terpeney.

Taste: @ 5 ppm. Sweet, citruslike, slightly woody and grapefruitlike with a tingle.

Taste: @ 10 ppm. Sweet, tropical, citruslike and grapefruitlike with a slight burn.

Possible applications: The unusual citrus and trigeminal notes of this pepper oil can give citrus flavors like orange, mandarin, bergamot, grapefruit and lemon a novel twist. It will also enhance tropical notes in pineapple, kiwi, guava, passion fruit and the like.


Natural Methyl Octanoate

Supplier: Advanced Biotech

FEMA# 2728, CAS# 111-11-5

Natural occurrence: Boronia, black pepper, capsicum, ginger, papaya, orris, pineapple, plum, black tea and wine.

Odor: @ 100%.Fruity, waxy and slightly oaty with a hint of orange peel.

Taste: @ 2 ppm. Waxy, slightly fruity, fatty, musty and cheesy.

Taste: @ 5 ppm. Fruity, waxy and cheesy

Possible applications: Although it will never play a leading role, this ester will nonetheless add body to fruit flavors like pineapple, apple and papaya and cheese flavors, especially goat and sheep’s milk types like chevre and manchego.

Advanced Biotech:

Schinus Molle Oil

Supplier: Berjé

FEMA# 3018, CAS# 68917-52-2, Schinus mole, natural, synonym: pink pepper oil

Odor: @ 100%. Oily, terpeney, slightly limelike and peppery.

Taste: @ 5 ppm. Oily, slightly limelike, slightly astringent and black pepperlike.

Taste: @ 10 ppm. Woody, black pepperlike, astringent and bitter with a trigeminal tingle.

Possible applications: Spice flavors and blends are the target applications for this material. A touch could also be used in tropical flavors like mango as well as citrus flavors to add a new dimension.


Organic Red Mandarin Oil

Supplier: Chemtex USA Inc.

FEMA# 2657, CAS# 80018-13-9, Citrus reticulata, natural

Odor: @ 100%. Sweet, citrus, orangelike and musty.

Taste: @ 5 ppm. Citrus and orangelike.

Taste: @ 10 ppm. Sweet, fresh, ‘bright’, juicy and orange/tangerinelike.

Possible applications: Citrus flavors, especially bergamot, orange and tangerine, will be enlivened with this essential oil. Other flavors where a touch will lend depth are in dark berries like grape and blueberry, orange blossom plum and red wine.

Chemtex USA:

Black Ceylon Tea Pure Jungle Essencea

Supplier: Mane

GRAS, CAS# 84650-60-2, Thea sinensis, natural

Odor: @ 100%. Sweet, floral, fruity, prunelike, tea and rich with a whiff of the barnyard.

Taste: @ 0.04%. Cold brewed black tea and slightly astringent.

Possible applications: This highly characteristic extract is almost too good for anything less than tea flavors. But it could also be used in brown fruits like prune, raisin and tamarind and herbal flavors.


a Jungle Essence is a registered trademark of Mane.

Sumatra Coffee Distillate 26060

Supplier: Horner International

FEMA# 3204, CAS# 137-00-8, Coffea arabica, natural

Odor: @ 100%. Fresh-brewed coffee, dark chocolatelike, roasted and slightly ashy.

Taste: @ 0.1%. Dark-roasted, coffee, slightly cocoalike and ashy.

Possible applications: This distillate will add true, fresh-brewed character to all coffee flavors and will lend deep, dark notes to brown flavors like chocolate, mocha, caramel and maple.

Horner International:

2-Methoxy-4-vinylphenol natural, 30% in PG

Supplier: Mane

FEMA# 2675, CAS# 7786-61-0

Natural occurrence: Apple, beer, coffee, peanut, raspberry, sesame, tobacco and rum. Synonym: vinyl guaiacol.

Odor: @ 30%. Warm, slightly smoky, spicy, clovelike, sweet and vanillinlike.

Taste: @ 1 ppm. Warm, sweet, clovelike and slightly vanillinlike.

Taste: @ 2 ppm. Warm, spicy, sweet, slightly smoky and numbing with a vanillinlike undertone.

Possible applications: The spicy, smoky profile of this chemical will fit nicely into Indonesian vanilla-type flavors, as well as cured meats like ham, sausage, bacon and jerky. Other flavors where it will add character are barbeque, clove, cinnamon, coffee, mints, “red hots” and dark chocolate.


Orris Liquid Extract

Supplier: Robertet

FEMA# 2830, CAS# 8002-73-1, Iris germanica, natural

Odor: @ 100%. Sweet, earthy, floral, fruity and woody.

Taste: @ 5 ppm. Woody, oily, sweet, slightly perfumey, warm and berrylike.

Taste: @ 10 ppm. Berrylike, warm, oily, sweet, jammy and raspberrylike.

Possible applications: Sweet, red berry flavors will all be enhanced by this extract, including raspberry, cranberry, strawberry, cherry, blackberry and grape, as well as red wine and floral flavors.


Elderflower Distillate 6002350

Source: Alfrebro

FEMA# 2406, CAS# 91722-58-6, Sambucus nigra or canadensis, natural

Odor: @ 100%. Cooked, brown, herbal and fruity.

Taste: @ 0.1%.  Brown, cooked, fruity, prunelike, tealike and herbal.

Possible applications: Brown, dried fruit flavors like prune, raisin, cranberry and tamarind are good applications for this extract as well as tropicals like guava, kiwi and passion fruit. It will also fit very nicely in tea, molasses and herbal flavors like horehound.


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