What is vanillin?


Vanillin is an organic compound whose functional groups include ether and phenol. It is the chief constituent of the extract of the vanilla bean. It is also found in roasted coffee and the Chinese red pine. Synthetic vanillin, in place of natural vanilla extract is at times used as a flavouring agent in foods, beverages and pharmaceuticals.
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Vanillin is the primary chemical component of the extract of the vanilla bean. It can be
vanillin: a crystalline compound found in vanilla beans and some balsam resins
I think you are asking vanilla. This is made from a plant. The vanilla bean, which looks like a long slender brown bean.Use of the actual bean in cooking is becoming popular. Vanillin
n. A white or yellowish crystalline compound, C 8 H 8 O 3 , found in vanilla beans and certain balsams and resins and used in perfumes, flavorings, and pharmaceuticals.
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[vuh-nil-in, van-l-]
a white, crystalline, water-soluble, alcohol-soluble solid, C8H8O3, obtained by extraction from the vanilla bean or prepared synthetically: used chiefly as a flavoring agent and in perfumery.
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Vanillin is an orchid which produces seeds pods from which vanilla extracts are obtained. Vanillin was isolated from vanilla pods by Nicholas Theodore Gobley in 1858.
Vanillin is a solid material that is white, crystalline and water-soluble. It is also alcohol-soluble. Vanillin is extracted from a vanilla bean. You can find more information here: http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/vanillin
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