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flavor

(Essence), noun attributes, character, configuration, core, distinctive features, essential meaning, expertise, feature, figure, gist, good point, heart, impression, mannerism, mark, material issues, meaning, mold, nature, particularity, peculiarity, point of character, property, quality, quintessence, redeeming feature, savor, shape, signature, singularity, sole, substance, sum and substance, taste, trait
Associated concepts: the flavor of a holding, the flavor of an argument, the flavor of an issue

flavor

(Taste), noun appreciation, deliciousness, favor, like, palate, salty taste, savor, sense of taste, sharp taste, sour taste, sourness, spicy taste, sweet taste, taste in the mouth
See also: color, complexion, savory
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North America is the most dominant consumer of natural flavors, followed by Europe, and will continue to hold this majority looking toward 2020.
Categories of natural flavors are essential oils and natural extracts.
Starbucks VIA(R) Flavored Coffee consists of a blend of 100 percent natural roasted arabica coffee, sugar and natural flavors.
WILD Flavors, with more than 3,000 customers worldwide and estimated 2014 net revenues of about 1 billion, offers food and beverage companies full flavor and ingredient solutions known as flavor systems and fruit juice concentrates and blends, as well as other food and beverage ingredients, including natural flavors and extracts, mint oils and flavors, colors from natural sources, sweetening systems, seasonings, specialty ingredients, taste modifiers, and fermentation technologies.
Natural flavor blend (NFB): A mixture of natural flavors that are meant to mimic a completely different natural flavor.
Simmons notes that natural flavors are often chemically more complex than their artificial counterparts, and are more complete in terms of overall character.
Usage of the natural flavor ingredient--autolyzed yeast extract--provided important flavor constituents, including natural flavor peptides and amino acids.
It also allows for 100% natural flavor extracts without process-derived artifacts.
In fact, I had a horrible off-taste in my mouth for hours after testing these, most likely from the natural flavor enhancer, yeast extract.
A solution to these problems is being provided by a new natural flavor ingredient that is derived from yeast subjected to a proprietary fermentation process.
The blue cheese dressing contains enzymes, egg yolk, sour cream, and natural flavor.
Due to the versatility and popularity of many fruit flavors in other parts of restaurant menus, the emergence of fruit soup is a natural flavor extension," said Caranfa.