‘Fifth taste’ Umami makes low-fat peanut butter taste better, study The umami taste could have an important and beneficial role in health, according to Japanese research. A series of studies published...

Japan-based food group Ajinomoto is to build an umami seasonings plant in Thailand to meet what it claims is growing demand in Asia for the ingredient.Ajinomoto announced yesterday (4 November) that it...

Flavour and fragrance giant Givaudan’s ChefsCouncil 2010 recently convened in Hong Kong, bringing together Michelin-starred chefs and food technologists for a global, culinary exploration of new...