FAQ

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is BOOSTRACT?2023-12-15T11:49:50+00:00

BOOSTRACT is a flavor technology based on the Japanese concept of Kokumi which means “Rich – Taste”. BOOSTRACT is developed by enzymolysis and reacted in Maillard Flavor development systems.

What are the benefits of this technology?2023-12-15T11:56:31+00:00

The technology imparts the benefits of kokumi to a flavor or a finished product. Those benefits include increased perception of richness/lusciousness, modified perception of pH, acidity, flavor strength and increased linger of flavor impact.

What formats does it come in? Liquid, Powder? Paste?2023-12-15T12:18:04+00:00

BOOSTRACT is available in a liquid form, powder form and sometimes in a paste form.

What kinds of end use products would most benefit from this technology?2023-12-15T12:19:46+00:00

Most products can exhibit flavor improvement and increased perception of richness by use of BOOSTRACT. It works well where some flavor impact exists but needs an increase to achieve positive results.

Is this technology “clean-label”? Is it vegan? Non-GMO?2023-12-15T12:19:53+00:00

The technology imparts the benefits of kokumi to a flavor or a finished product. Those benefits include increased perception of richness/lusciousness, modified perception of pH, acidity, flavor strength and increased linger of flavor impact.

Is there a list of your BOOSTRACT flavor types available?2023-12-15T12:20:03+00:00

Yes, please contact your sales rep for a list or Contact US

How is BOOSTRACT labeled on a finished product?2023-12-15T12:20:18+00:00

BOOSTRACT would be labeled as a Natural Flavor; it is advised to consult with your regulatory department or consultant for final review and approval.

Is BOOSTRACT heat-stable for UHT (ultra-high temperature) and retort products?2023-12-15T12:20:33+00:00

Yes, due to the nature of how the product is manufactured, it is heat-stable.

Is it water-soluble?2023-12-15T12:20:41+00:00

Yes.

Does it have masking properties?2023-12-15T12:23:46+00:00

It has been shown to mask astringency and bitterness in various formulations.

Does it provide sweetness?2023-12-15T12:20:57+00:00

Various BOOSTRACT technologies can be perceived as providing sweetness.

Is it suitable for fat-replacement?2023-12-15T12:29:11+00:00

It can replace some of the fat from a sensory perspective by adding richness and mouthfeel.

Does it enhance flavor?2023-12-15T12:51:14+00:00

Yes, it will enhance creaminess, buttery, fatty, indulgence in sweet brown flavors. In other flavors, it can help with the characteristic flavor linger.

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