There’s a buzz about a certain taste sensation that’s adding excitement to food products and leading to creative ingredient developments. It’s savory taste, and it can be detected not only in common food ingredients like salt and yeast extracts but also in others that many product developers may not commonly use, such as fish sauce and kombu. Another level of savory includes umami and kokumi, two words coined by Japanese researchers to describe savory richness and rounded mouth…

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  1. Food Product Development