Category: Food Additives

Food industry trade secrets We’re living beings and we eat for living and live for eating. The food is what keeps us alive. On the other hand, the food industrialization slowly takes over our basic instincts that allowed us to harvest our own foods. The food industry is monetizing on our needs and everyday life… Read More »

What is MSG? MSG is an abbreviation for monosodium glutamate (a sodium salt of glutamic acid or L-Glutamic acid). A German chemist Karl Heinrich Ritthausen has discovered Glutamic acid in 1866 by treating wheat gluten with sulfuric acid. Kikunae Ikeda from Tokyo Imperial University isolated it as a taste substance in 1908 from seaweed, calling… Read More »