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Food and Flavors


Zemea® USP-FCC Propanediol for Food and Flavors


Pure Goodness.

Zemea® USP-FCC propanediol is a pure, naturally derived ingredient for food and beverage products, as well as a carrier for flavors and extracts.  A welcome alternative to petroleum-based ingredients, it offers formulators the potential for reduced bitterness and overall improved sweetness perception in their final products.

Zemea® USP-FCC propanediol is currently approved for use in food and flavor applications in the U.S. It is approved for flavor applications in Mexico, Brazil, Chile, Peru, Australia, and New Zealand.


  • Carrier
  • Direct food additive
  • Taste modifier
  • Humectant
  • Extraction Solvent
  • Diluent


  • Flavors, extracts, aroma chemicals
  • Beverages
  • Dairy products
  • Bakery and confectionery
  • Snack foods
  • Prepared foods
  • Food color


  • Reduced Bitterness
  • Enhanced sweetness
  • Enhanced flavor sensory
  • Improved humectancy
  • Lowers water activity
  • Antimicrobial properties
  • Unique solubility properties
  • Alternative to petroleum-based ingredients


  • Food Chemicals Codex (FCC)
  • United States Pharmacopeia (USP)
  • Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS)
  • Kosher
  • Halal
  • 100% bio-based USDA