ちょうりょう 味調味料
1. flavour enhancer (e.g. monosodium glutamate); flavor enhancer
Wikipedia definition
2. Flavour enhancerFlavour enhancers are food additives commonly added to food and designed to enhance the existing flavours of products. In western cultures, the 5th taste or umami went unrecognized for a long time. It was believed that flavour enhancers did not add any new taste of their own. It is now understood that these substances activate taste receptors for umami, and thus add this taste to products. The commonly used flavour enhancers are:
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Other forms
うまみ調味料 【うまみちょうみりょう】旨味調味料 【うまみちょうみりょう】旨み調味料 【うまみちょうみりょう】


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