FAQs

We want to share the answers to some of the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) from our Accent cooking community. Here you will find answers for everything from how to use our versatile all natural, low sodium seasoning in your cooking and on the grill, to information on dietary restrictions. We hope these answers about Accent flavor enhancer help!

What is Accent?
How does Accent flavor enhancer work?
What types of foods does Accent taste best with?
Is Accent high in salt?
How long can I keep an open bottle of Accent and where is the product date code?
Where can I find Accent?
Is Accent gluten free?
Is Accent Kosher?
I’ve heard the word Umami associated with Accent. What is Umami?


Q: What is Accent?
A: Accent is an all natural food flavor enhancer called glutamate. It is odorless with a slight salty taste, or broth-like taste.


Q: How does Accent flavor enhancer work?
A: Accent combines with foods’ natural elements and taste to bring out that big flavor and make it pop.


Q: What types of foods does Accent taste best with?
A: Accent works best on savory, not sweet, foods. Use it on all meats, poultry, fish, potatoes, rice vegetables, soups, salads and casseroles.


Q: Is Accent high in salt?
A: Accent has 60% less sodium than salt and may be a terrific alternative to salt for people watching their sodium intake.


Q: How long can I keep an open bottle of Accent and where is the product date code?
A: The “Best Used by Date” is stamped in ink on the bottom of the container when turned upside down. Accent is safe to consume after the “Best Used by Date”, but we cannot guarantee the same high quality of the product after that point.


Q: Where can I find Accent?
A: You can find Accent in the seasonings section of most grocery stores.


Q. Is Accent gluten free?
A: Yes, Accent is gluten free.


Q: Is Accent Kosher?
A: Yes, Accent is Kosher.


Q: I’ve heard the word Umami associated with Accent. What is Umami?
A: Accent produces a unique and subtle taste that is called “Umami” in Japan and is described as a savory broth like taste. Umami is considered the fifth basic taste in addition to salty, sweet, sour and bitter.