ethyl vanillin

ethyl vanillin

[¦eth·əl və′nil·ən]
(organic chemistry)
C2H5O(OH)C6H3CHO A compound, crystallizing in fine white crystals that melt at 76.5°C, has a strong vanilla odor and four times the flavor of vanilla, soluble in organic solvents such as alcohol, chloroform, and ether; used in the food industry as a flavoring agent to replace or fortify vanilla.
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Additionally, the flavourant ethyl vanillin -- often used for vanilla notes -- decreased the production of free radicals by 42 percent.
Kokot, "Simultaneous spectrophotometric determination of maltol, ethyl maltol, vanillin and ethyl vanillin in foods by multivariate calibration and artificial neural networks," Food Chemistry, vol.
Ethyl vanillin was selected as the model flavor compound.
Borregaard's Vanillin and Ethyl Vanillin plant in Norway has obtained the food-safety certification FSSC22000.
(the terpene alcohol linalool, coumarin, and ethyl vanillin) were mixed to produce what Burr calls one of the first true works of olfactory art.
The fact is that imitation vanilla only attempts to duplicate one chemical sequence, ethyl vanillin, but the vanilla bean has between 250 and 300 flavor components.
It is comprised of an aqueous composition that contains, by weight, approximately 0.1-30% of a surfactant and approximately 0.003-5% of a perfume, wherein at least about 40 weight percent of the said perfume is one or more hydrophilic perfume ingredients selected from the group consisting of: ethyl vanillin; isoeugenyl acetate; heliotropine diethyl acetal; 2H-1,5-benzodioxepin-3 (4H)-one, 7-methyl-; 4-(4hydroxyphenyl) butanone-2; vanillin isobutyrate; helional; cashmeran; piperonyl acetone; methyl beta-naphthyl ketone; methyl dihydrojasmonate; lyral; and mixtures thereof.
A derivative, ethyl vanillin, comes closer to matching the taste of real vanilla.
Supervan E, a second one-to-one replacement for ethyl vanillin, is another option.
Intriguingly, ethyl vanillin - a note found in many perfumes such as Chanel's Allure and Guerlain's Shalimar - is said to be like the pheromones secreted by the glands of the areola that surrounds a woman's nipples.
"The separation of seven commonly occurring food ingredients--caffeine, theobromine, vanillin, ethyl vanillin, aspartame, sorbate, and benzoate--in a single run is truly remarkable," says W.