Ketones


Ketones

Along with Aldehydes, Ketones are important carbonyl compound that contribute over 20% to coffee aromatics. Formed from carbohydrates in the roast process, they result in aroma and flavor ranging from floral, herbaceous, buttery, caramel, vanilla, milky, saffron, beef, etc.

See also: Aldehydes, Esters, Furans, Phenols, Pyradines, Pyrans, Pyrroles, Trigonelline