Monosodium Glutamate – MSG (Accent)
MSG (Accent), also called monosodium glutamate, mono sodium or sodium glutamate white crystalline substance. Sodium salt of the amino acid glutamic acid, that is used to intensify the natural flavor of certain foods. M.S.G. was first identified as a flavor enhancer in 1908 by Kikunae Ikeda of Japan. Who found that soup stocks made from seaweed contained high levels of the substance. His discovery led to the commercial production of MSG from seaweed. MSG is an important ingredient in the cuisines of China and Japan. The substance is naturally present at high levels in tomatoes and Parmesan cheese. It has a unique taste that is different from the four basic tastes (bitter, salty, sour, sweet).
MSG (Accent) does not enhance the basic tastes, but it does enhance the complex flavors of meat, poultry, seafood, and vegetables. It is used commercially in broths, soups, canned and frozen vegetables. Flavoring and spice blends, gravies, meats, poultry, sauces, and in other combinations.
There have been reports that, when ingested in large amounts. Mono-sodium glutamate may produce such physical reactions as burning sensations. Facial tightness or pressure, and a tingling sensation in some individuals. This hypersensitive reaction, first reported in 1968. extravagantly. Subsequent studies have shown no conclusive link between the syndrome and the consumption of normal levels of M.S.G.
M.S.G. (Accent) is available in 50 lb. bulk bag, 25 lb. bulk bag, 15 lb. bag, 8 lb. Jug, 28 oz., 13 oz., and 4 oz. sizes.
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