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Bread Aroma

Bread Aroma. The totality of the fragrances that emanate from bread (q.v.), particularly when still fresh, and that originate partly in the ingredients and partly in the by-products (q.v.) of fermentation (q.v.), but are attributable especially to the reaction products that are formed during the actual baking process. Little is known as yet about the actual chemical nature of the constituents of bread aroma.