eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],’betanews_fr-box-3′,'ezslot_2′,140,’0′,’0′]));There's a whole new TikTok trend doing the trick, and this one doesn't require people to learn complex dance moves, but spitting out their vanilla lattes. It all started when user Sloowmoee posted a video telling people to film their reactions before and after they google "where the vanilla flavor comes from?" In the video, Sloowmoee takes a big sip of vanilla latte before googling the question, looking shocked and shouting "more vanilla!"Latest news and analysis from the newsletter It has been viewed over half a million times and spawned hundreds of more clips of people doing the same. The search for the question has also exploded on Google. So where does the vanilla aroma come from?? well, when you google the question, one of the top ranking results is a National Geographic article by 2013 with the title "Beaver butts emit goo used for vanilla flavoring". No wonder this trend has gone viral. The article explains how a chemical compound called castoreum can be used for vanilla flavors. Castoreum is produced in beaver bags, which are located between the pelvis and the base of the tail, and yes, Next The brown mud-like substance has a musky and vanilla scent, due to the beaver's diet consisting of bark and leaves Castoreum, produced by beavers, can be used as a vanilla flavoring (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) Beavers use it to mark their territory, but it can also be 'milked' from anesthetized beavers and used as a flavoring or perfume in foods and perfumes. US Food and Drug Administration Classifies Castoreum as a "Generally Considered Safe" Additive. According to a study by 2007 de l’International Journal of Toxicology, manufacturers have been using it as food and perfume for at least 80 years, but you don't have to worry, because you have almost certainly never ingested it. Why? Partly because he is not kosher, and partly because it is difficult to obtain in large quantities. It is still used in some candles and perfume products, but almost never in food and drink. Where does the vanilla flavor in foods and drinks come from?? The answer is much less interesting - but much more pleasant - for humans and beavers.. The vast majority of vanilla flavoring in foods and drinks is now synthetic.A synthetic version of vanillin - the organic compound found in vanilla beans, which gives flavor to vanilla extract - is now used more often than natural extract. guaiacol - an aromatic oil usually derived from guaiac or wood creosote - or lignin, found in the bark.
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