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Methylcyclopenteno (MCP) has strong caramel aroma, can be used for flavor and sweetness enhance.

MCP can improve the sensitivity of human taste and olfactory cells on the aroma, this is the so-called Maillard effect. Therefore, not only the MCP itself has a pleasant sweet smell, and the food and tobacco products with good increase effect of perfume.