Posted on October 17, 2020



The term ajinomoto means Essence of Taste’

Ajinomoto is the trade name of crystalline ‘mono-sodium-glutamate’

It is considered that ajinomoto increases the fifth taste named ‘Umami’ in
Japanese. Umami is the meaty taste or savouriness.

Mono-sodium-glutamate is generally present in fermented food products, meats
and vegetables like tomatoes, broccoli, grapes etc.


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