Production of Flavourings from Natural Products

Finished mixtures for the food sector are often prepared with powdered flavourings. Especially if natural finished flavourings are called for, the use of freeze-dried products should be taken into consideration. The dry matter of a natural extract contains carbohydrates, proteins and other nitrogen compounds, fats and waxes, minerals, vitamins, acids and flavouring substances, which all have an impact on the drying behaviour. It is advisable to perform a concentration step before drying. The...

Introduction

A Dynamic Business With Taste - The Flavour Industry Humans are decisively influenced by their sense of taste and odour and human history is, therefore, closely tied to the development and usage of flavours. Whereas in prehistoric times, only herbs and spices could be employed for flavouring purposes, today a broad spectrum of flavourings is available, not only for use in the individual household, but especially for the production of food on an industrial scale. The application of all products...

Nature Identical and Artificial Flavouring Substances

Since ancient times the delicious taste and aroma of foods, herbs, spices and essential oils have been inspiring human beings in different cultures, geographical locations and ages 1 . Over thousands of years people have developed a wealth of recipes, techniques and technologies for food preparations, mainly driven by flavour, comprising aroma, taste, texture, viscosity, temperature as well as cooling, tingling and pungency 2 . Starting from distillation and extraction in the world of ancient...

Juice Extraction

Citrus Juice Extractor Fmc

The fruit is directed to suitable fruit extracting systems for juice recovery. In the case of citrus juices two of the best known juice extractors were mentioned above. While squeezing citrus fruit, undesirable peel oil can easily get into the juice. To avoid this, some extractor systems are eliminating and collecting the peel oil before the juice is extracted. This is achieved by rasping and pricking the peel. The resulting oil raspings are spray washed off the peel and conveyed to a press...