IFF LMR Naturals has introduced lavender absolute H (FEMA# 2620, CAS# 8000-28-0), which originates from France. The stems and flowers are processed through solvent extraction, followed by purification with ethyl alcohol.
This kosher ingredient has a green-brown liquid aspect and can be utilized at 2 ppm in 2% sugar solution. Its flavor characteristics include a floral slightly fruity authentic top note with a steady body of hay notes. Flavor uses include yellow dried fruits, herbal tea and red raspberry.
Lavender in F&F
France produces more than 30% of the world's lavender and the use of lavender dates as far back as ancient times with agrestic-type fragrances.
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