monosodium glutamate

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Synonyms for monosodium glutamate

white crystalline compound used as a food additive to enhance flavor

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E621 or monosodium glutamate, a flavour enhancer found in crisps, packet soups and Chinese takeaways, is thought to cause headaches.
What, for instance, are flavour enhancers E621 and 627?
Monosodium glutamate, also known as MSG or E621, is found in crisps, Chinese food, pastries, gravies and thickeners.
Flavoured crisps usually contain flavouring enhancers such as E621 monosodium glutamate.