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WFFC Trend Excursion Pursues Novel F&F Combinations

A stop at Spice Market provided a taste of Asian-inspired street food.

By: Jeb Gleason-Allured
Posted: July 7, 2009

Novel flavor and fragrance combinations and applications were the order of the day when Women in Flavor and Fragrance Commerce recently held "On Trend Excursion" in New York's Chelsea and Meat Packing Districts, led by Amy Marks-McGee (Trendincite LLC) and Jeanine Pedersen (Takasago). The tour spanned a number of sensory experiences, including T Salon, an environmentally sustainable tea bar featuring around 200 varieties; Manhattan Fruit Exchange, an exhaustive display of exotic and obscure fruits and vegetables; Chelsea Market Baskets, which focuses on unique personal and home care items and specialty foods; Banchet Flowers; and Spice Market, a restaurant inspired by Asian family-style street food.

The excursion reported back a number of interesting finds: