Monopotassium glutamate is a chemical compound and food additive used as a flavor enhancer and salt alternative.
Monosodium Glutamate (MSG)
MSG is salt that enhances the flavor of food. It is produced by breaking the salt from an amino acid called the glutamic acid. It does occur naturally in some food, though. Like cheese and tomatoes. aka Hydrolyzed Yeast
Hydrolized yeast is used as a flavor enhancer which may contain MSG. Autolyzed Yeast, Maltodextrin, Hydrolyzed Pea Protein and Sodium Caseinate are the common or usual names of some ingredients that contain Monosodium Glutamate (MSG). Known to be ...
Yeast extract is a common byproduct used as an additive to enhance flavor. Yeast extract has a savory flavor. Yeast extract is made by breaking down the yeast cell's wall. Some food manufacturers use yeast extract instead to avoid adding "MSG" to the ...