6th Edition

Fenaroli's Handbook of Flavor Ingredients

By George A. Burdock Copyright 2010
    2160 Pages 1500 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Since publication of the first edition in 1971, Fenaroli’s Handbook of Flavor Ingredients has remained the standard reference for flavor ingredients throughout the world. Each subsequent edition has listed more flavor ingredients and allied substances, including those conferred food additive status, substances generally recognized as safe (GRAS) by qualified scientists (including the Flavor and Extract Manufacturers’ Association Expert Panel) and those substances having undergone GRAS Notification with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

    New in the Sixth Edition

    • 200+ newly approved flavor ingredients
    • Ingredient’s safety standing with the Flavor and Extract Manufacturers’ Association and/or the FDA
    • Extensive and expanded information on aroma and taste thresholds
    • Updated regulatory information on each flavor ingredient
    • New discussion on botanical substances that serve as flavoring ingredients

    The fourth and fifth editions added more than 300 new entries and represented a total reorganization and updating of the text, consistent with new data and regulations. This, the sixth edition, is likewise expanded with over 200 new entries, including many botanicals and other natural substances. The addition of botanicals is a response to an expanded readership with an interest in dietary supplements, in which a number of flavoring botanicals serve a dual role.

    Features the following descriptors for each ingredient, A-Z:

    • Synonyms and description
    • Consumption
    • Regulatory status and trade association guidelines
    • Empirical formula/MW
    • Specifications
    • Reported uses (ppm)
    • Synthesis
    • Aroma and taste threshold values
    • Natural occurrence


    George A. Burdock