Available in natural and synthetic forms, Strawberry Furanone is extremely sweet and caramellic, both in odor and flavor contributions. In formulation at different levels, the profile can change dramatically ranging from burnt tones, to cotton candy-like, to strawberry notes, as the name connotes.
The essential oil produced from the peel of the almost ripe fruit of the bitter orange tree, Citrus Aurantium, is produced mainly in Brazil. The odor profile is different from typical sweet orange with a more “dry” note. Used extensively in flavors, for it’s pleasant “twist” that it adds to plain sweet orange flavors. The intensity of bitter orange makes it an appealing and economical component in orange flavors