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Jul 28, 2008 | 09:56 AM CDT
In a Federal Register notice published July 24, 2008, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it is proposing a test rule that would require testing for certain High Production Volume (HPV) chemicals for which manufacturers have not voluntarily provided data.
Jul 22, 2008 | 10:40 AM CDT
Mocha, latte, cappuccino, Americano or basic black, there’s no denying it—in one form or another, coffee is one of the most widely consumed beverages worldwide
Jul 18, 2008 | 04:04 PM CDT
While the KitKat was invented by Britain’s Rowntree confectionery company in 1935, the Japanese are the taking the wafer chocolate candy to the next level
Jul 18, 2008 | 02:27 PM CDT
Mintel reveals that an increasing number of companies are becoming more concerned with making their products sustainable. However, this has not hampered the products' flavor creativity. Here are the latest trends in juice flavors
Jul 18, 2008 | 11:46 AM CDT
By: Gerard Mosciano
Odor and taste characteristics and possible applications of Geranic Acid, Blue Ester Natural and more.
Jul 18, 2008 | 11:41 AM CDT
By: Brian M. Lawrence
Lawrence discusses the composition of juniper berry oil from Lithuania, India, Montenegro and Greece.
Jul 18, 2008 | 11:37 AM CDT
By: Eliska Leitmannova and Libor Cerveny, Institut…
cis-Hex-3-en-1-ol and trans-hex-3-en-1ol are called leaf alcohols, though their aromas resemble freshly cut grass. Perfumers define their aroma more precisely: cis-hex-3-en-1-ol has powerful and intensely green grassy odor.1 Traces of cis-hex-3-en-1-ol are used in refreshing top notes in delicate floral fragrance types such as muguet and lilac; in addition, the alcohol is often used alongside geranium oil, galbanum, oakmoss, lavender and mint oils.
Jul 18, 2008 | 11:20 AM CDT
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor, and Kelly Frederi…
The big news on last year’s Flavor & Fragrance Leaders list was Firmenich’s purchase of Danisco’s fl avor division. The year before that, it was Givaudan’s purchase of Quest. At press time, rumors are again making the rounds regarding another potential merger within the top tier of F&F.
Jul 18, 2008 | 10:42 AM CDT
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor
WFFC/NAFFS event highlights regulatory challenges and threats to intellectual property. During the Women in Flavor and Fragrance Commerce/National Association of Flavors and Food Ingredient Systems joint seminar on food safety and supply chain, John Cox (John H. Cox PLLC) spoke about the dilemma smaller flavor companies face as they struggle to build the kind of regulatory departments larger organizations have. Cox noted that the need for regulatory capabilities will only grow as customers’ needs expand—organic and natural claims (this is particularly due to a lack of universal standards) and pharmaceutical excipient residue rules.
Jul 15, 2008 | 03:40 PM CDT
According to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA), income from REACH fees is lower than expected because the "high fees make companies creative."