Food Additives from 620 to 637

620 – 637 Flavor Enhancers

Food Additives with a “” in front of its name shows that it is definitely or possibly Animal Derived.

620 L-Glutamic acid, flavor enhancer, amino acid present in many animal and vegetable proteins, derived commercially from bacteria. salt substitute 3, 48

621 Monosodium glutamate, flavor enhancer derived from the fermentation of molasses. Not permitted in infant foods. see MSG.

•622 Monopotassium L-glutamate, flavor enhancer, salt substitute

623 Calcium di-L-glutamate, flavor enhancer, salt substitute

624 Mono-ammonium L-glutamate, flavor enhancer, salt substitute

625 magnesium di-L-glutamate, flavor enhancer, salt substitute

•627 Di-sodium guanylate, flavor enhancer, isolated from sardines or yeast extract 48

•631 Di-sodium inosinate, flavor enhancer. may be prepared from meat or sardines 48

636 Maltol, flavor enhancer derived from the bark of larch trees, pine needles, chicory wood, oils and roasted malt. It may be produced synthetically. Used in artificial sweeteners.

637 Ethyl maltol, flavor enhancer derived from maltol. Used in flavors, essences, flavored drinks.

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