Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)
[ Other name ] Sodium Glutamate
[ CAS NO. ] 142-47-2
[ Molecular Formula ] C5H8NNaO4
[ Appearance ] White crystalline
[ Melting point ] 232 °C (450 °F; 505 K)
[ Application ]
Monosodium Glutamate is a kind of seasoning, the main ingredient is Glutamate. People use Monosodium Glutamate to enhance the flavour of their food, especially frequentlly available in Asian country.And also MSG is a material when processing other compound seasoning such as Stock cube, sauce, vinegar and other much more seasonings.
[ About Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) ]
Monosodium Glutamate, commonly known as MSG and also called Sodium Glutamate, is a sodium salt of an amino acid (L-glutamic acid).
Monosodium Glutamate is used to intensify flavors of foods and produced by a bacterial fermentation process with starch or molasses. It is not only a direct taste enhancer but also a complex flavor enhancer for gravies, meats, poultry, sauces.
Monosodium Glutamate can strengthen the natural fresh taste of food, improve the appetite, promote the human body metabolism, supplements the amino acid necessary for human body. MSG is a material when processing other compound seasonings such as Stock cube, sauce, vinegar and other much more seasoning.
Monosodium Glutamate has a strong umami taste of meat, and the umami taste can still be felt when Monosodium Glutamate (MSG) is diluted to 3000 times with water. It is widely used in household cooking, catering industry, food processing industry, etc.