Umami: Fifth Flavor Given Number-One Priority

May 24, 2008 12:00 PM
by findingDulcinea Staff
Food can be sweet, salty, sour, bitter and—in a relatively new development—umami. Manufacturers and chefs are looking for ways to employ a taste identified only about 100 years ago.

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Headline Links: A taste of something new

Background: International Glutamate Information Service, umami quiz, mushroom council campaign

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