Flavors: Everything You Want to Know
An ingredient or a blend of ingredients comprised primarily of natural and/or artificial aromatic substances i.e. aroma chemicals (found in nature or not), plant extracts, essential oils, reaction products, etc.) recognized by the FDA as GRAS (generally recognized as safe).
Flavors can be simple or complex mixtures which are used in finished food/beverage/pharmaceutical products to impart, modify, enhance the flavor of choice or to mask undesirable, off notes.