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  • n. The derivative of furanone 4-hydroxy-2,5-dimethyl-3-furanone that is used in the flavour and perfume industries to impart a strawberry scent

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  • In addition to adding a distinctly alkaline taste (like that of baking soda), alkaline treatment reduces the levels of roasty, caramel-like molecules (pyrazines, thiazoles, pyrones, furaneol) and of astringent, bitter phenolics, which now bond to each other to form flavorless dark pigments.

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  • An important element of ripe-tomato flavor is provided by the aroma compound furaneol, which resembles sweet-savory caramel it also contributes to the flavors of ripe strawberries and pineapples.

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  • At the same time, a number of desirable volatiles are augmented by the heat and mixing, notably those with roasted, caramel, and malty aromas pyrazines, furaneol, maltol.

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  • Some sulfur compounds and a complex caramel-like oxygen-containing ring, furaneol also characteristic of pineapple, round out strawberry aroma.

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  • A variety that was not a part of this breeding program that naturally has higher levels of furaneol is sold under the name of "Fabulous."

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  • The gene that controlled the level of furaneol was identified and incorporated into breeding programs.

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  • Called furaneol (fur-ANN-ee-uhl), the compound was present in various amounts but proved to be highest in tomatoes known to be better tasting.

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  • Yet, it naturally has higher than average levels of furaneol.

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  • "Soon, some of them had identified the gene that controls the level of furaneol and incorporated it into their breeding programs.

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