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The Phoenix Arises

An analysis of what makes English ‘Black Mitcham’ peppermint oil captivating.

Hungarian Beauty— Fragrances in the Wild East

A rich fragrance heritage disrupted by political upheavals reinvents itself amidst a price-sensitive consumer environment.


This versatile ingredient is useful in cucumber and fruit flavor profile where a more subtle cucumber note is desirable.

Organoleptic Characteristics of Flavor Materials: June 2014

In this monthly review of the organoleptic characte­ristics of flavor materials, senior flavorist Judith Michalski discusses materials ranging from 2-methyl-3-tetrahydrofuranthiol (cis and trans) and rum CO2 extract, to oil lemon Meyer (cold-pressed).

Organoleptic Characteristics of Flavor Materials: May 2014

Juniper berry extract, carob beans oleoresin, oil blood orange Italian 5-fold, hyssop oil, 4-acetyl-2-methyl pyrimidine and more.

Sustainability Perspectives

In the flavor and fragrance industry, which is uniquely dependent upon sustaina­bility to ensure stability and growth, many of the largest companies have released detailed sustaina­bility statements.

γ-Decalactone: March 2016

γ-Decalactone is instantly recognizable as characteristic of peach, and clearly is the most important character recognition driver for this flavor profile.

Progress in Essential Oils: Turmeric Oil, Part 1

Turmeric is well-known as the yellow, aromatic spice used in curry powder and numerous Asian culinary dishes. It is the rhizome of Curcuma longa L., a member of the ginger family. Part one of this two-part column compares the chemical compositions of turmeric oil with Curcuma aromatica.

Raw Material Bulletin: March 2016

Suppliers from this issue include Natural Advantage and Sigma Aldrich featuring their latest raw materials.

Raw Material Bulletin: February 2016

This month's column features valencene, 2-heptanone natural, thialdine and more.

Flavor Bites: 5-Methyl Furfural

5-Methyl furfural makes the best contribution to the caramel underpinnings of flavors that derive a significant aspect of their overall profile from heated sugars.

Industry Recap: In Case You Missed It

Take a load off and catch up on some industry waves that might have passed you by.

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