noun  ●  product and business name

Plural:   Podravkas

The manufacturer of food seasoning once known as "Vegeta 40", located in Croatia, EU (a former Yugoslavian country)The product "Vegeta 40" was later rebranded to "Podravka".  Thus, the same word "Podravka" is used interchangeably to mean either the condiment itself or its Croatian manufacturer.  The term "Vegeta" became a trademark of the Czech company Vitana, which produces a virtually indistinguishable powdered tastifier marketed under the identical name "VEGETA".


Basic ingredients:  ...Vegeta  ●  8 g / 0.3 oz  -  aka Podravka, 1 teaspoon;  can be substituted with ½ cube (5 g / 0.2 oz) dry bouillon block or ¼ teaspoon salt(Source: J∙ Okram - Semolina Dumplings for Soups  ●  Cooking Recipe.) 

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