Flavour enhancers

Food additives permitted in the EU: compounds used as flavour enhancers

E620, E621, E622, E623, E624, E625, E626, E627, E628, E629, E630, E631, E632, E633, E634, E635, E640, E650
Flavour enhancers: amino acids
E620     Glutamic acid
E621     Monosodium glutamate
E622     Monopotassium glutamate
E623     Calcium diglutamate
E624     Monoammonium glutamate
E625     Magnesium diglutamate
E640     Glycine and its sodium salt
Flavour enhancers: nucleotides
E626     Guanylic acid
E627     Disodium guanylate
E628     Dipotassium guanylate
E629     Calcium guanylate
E630     Inosinic acid
E631     Disodium inosinate
E632     Dipotassium inosinate
E633     Calcium inosinate
E634     Calcium 5′-ribonucleotides
E635     Disodium 5′-ribonucleotides
Flavour enhancers: other compounds
E650     Zinc acetate


Bender D.A. “Benders’ Dictionary of Nutrition and Food Technology” 8th ed. Woodhead Publishing. Oxford, 2006

Commission Regulation (EU) No 1129/2011 of 11 November 2011 amending Annex II to Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council by establishing a Union list of food additives.

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