Biotech Updates

Metabolic Discoveries Launch Flavour Profiler

December 2, 2011

A platform that allows the identification of all relevant taste and aroma components in products and natural sources called Flavour Profiler has been recently launched by the company Metabolomic Discoveries. The technology replaces the time consuming and unreliable flavor profiling by experts and consumers.

Flavor profiling will analyze objectively all the flavor components of the product by mass spectrometry-based metabolite profiling and fingerprinting.

"The Flavour Profiler is our approach to make flavor more objective and to identify the underlying chemical basis," says Nicolas Schauer, CEO of Metabolomic Discoveries. "A metabolomics based flavor analysis has the advantage that, unlike sensory profiling, it can measure all the relevant taste and aroma compounds in the product," he added.

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