Umami Taste

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Kerry: Umami and kokumi combination breaks new ground in savory flavors

By Mary Ellen Shoup

Umami, referred to as the ‘5th taste’ in the culinary world (in addition to sweet, sour, salty, and bitter), and kokumi, characterized as a ‘taste enhancer’ that heightens and lengthens flavors, could be the next winning savory flavor combination in packaged...

In search of balance

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Dominique Patton reports from Hong Kong where chefs seek inspiration for tomorrow’s umami


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