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Also Known As : Flavour enhancer, added flavours


Taste Profile

Flavourings contain the specific taste of the food item they are extracted from.

Usage Tips

  1. Food flavourings are used to retain natural flavor of the food item.
  2. It helps in replacing flavor which has been lost while processing.
  3. It helps in masking undesirable flavor in order to increase acceptability of food.

Common names and forms

  1. Added Flavour (Natural Flavouring Substance)
  2. Added Natural Flavour
  3. Approved Flavor
  4. Flavoring
  5. Flavour Enhancers
  6. Natural & Artificial Flavors


Flavouring refers to liquid extracts or essences that are added to foods to enhances their taste and aroma. Flavorings are prepared from essentials oils, such as almond lemon, vanilla or from mixtures of essential oils and synthetic chemicals.


Food flavourings contain a number of carcinogens. It may also cause asthma, abdominal pain, diarrhea and vomiting.(1)

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