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Artificial Flavouring Substances

Also Known As : Synthetic flavours



Artificial flavoring substances are flavors not derived from natural sources like a spice, fruit or fruit juice, vegetable or vegetable juice but are created in laboratories or industries using chemicals. They are designed to mimic the taste of natural ingredients. They are often prepared by combining chemicals made from inedible ingredients, such as paper pulp or petroleum. They taste and smell exactly like natural flavors. They are considered safe and permitted under FSSAI regulations, to be used as food additives. They are added to a wide range of food products and beverages.

Selection Guide

Artificial Flavouring Substances are sold in gel, paste, powder and liquid form. Check for their "use-by" date on the packaging.


Artificial Flavouring Substances may cause side effects that include allergic reactions, chest pain, fatigue, headache, depression of the nervous system, brain damage and DNA damage. Other symptoms may also include dizziness, nausea, and seizures. (1)

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