Spectrum of Activity of Antifungal Natural Products and Their Analogs
The synthetic compound is available today as a “nature identical” product supplied by certain flavor and fragrance manufacturers. It is used as a food additive for modifying flavor/aroma. The Flavor and Extract Manufacturers’ Association (FEMA) monograph for
(FEMA 3696) cites its use in a wide range of food stuffs, including baked goods, cheese, and confectionery. The compound has an aroma described variously as similar to coconut or mushroom.