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Oct 26, 2007 | 02:28 PM CDT
By: Mike Porzio
An in-depth look at the steps in spray drying and the different options available to flavorists. A good percentage of flavors formulated by a flavorist will be encapsulated. While a variety of encapsulation technologies have been developed and are commercially employed, the majority of encapsulated flavors are spray dried.1–4 T-1 presents some commercial flavor encapsulation options available to the flavorist along with an estimated degree of industry usage and preferred state for the encapsulated flavor-carrier material.
Jun 19, 2007 | 04:52 PM CDT
The snack category shifts its flavors toward a more nuanced sense of savory. Snacking has been called “the fourth meal.” In 2005, total snack sales tracked by Datamonitor reached $34.8 billion.* The United States made up $18.5 billion of this total, with Europe totaling ~$16.3 billion.
Mar 21, 2007 | 08:16 AM CDT
By: Judith Michalski
A chief flavorist shares her favorite raw materials for use in dairy formulations. Flavorists all have materials they’ve grown fond of and use time and again in their flavor formulations. In this little article, I will share some of my preferred materials for dairy flavors and the reasons I use them.
Mar 21, 2007 | 08:10 AM CDT
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor
A multi-year look at flavor trajectories across categories. According to numbers recently released by Mintel Custom Solutions, total US dairy new product launches went from 1,053 in 2002 to 1,544 in 2006 (T-1). Categories on the move during this period included frozen novelties/impulse ice cream, 145–286 new product launches; drinkable yogurts and liquid cultured milk, 28–61 new product launches; and spoonable yogurts, 90–140 new product launches.
Feb 26, 2007 | 09:39 AM CST
Quality Assurance International (QAI) answers the top organic certification questions from flavorists. QAI offers independent third party organic certification to the USDA’s National Organic Program (NOP). QAI works with all facets of the food industry, from the land on which the product is grown, the producers growing the product, and post-harvest facilities preparing the product; to the processing and handling facilities transforming the product.
Dec 29, 2006 | 02:29 PM CST
By: Jeb Gleason-Allured, Editor
Givaudan’s Chef’s Council helps flavorists discover new tastes. Givaudan held its annual Chefs' Council at Napa Valley's COPIA (The American Center for Wine, Food and the Arts). The event provided a multiday forum at which flavor chemists and global chefs could meet and exchange new and novel flavor innovations, such as wasabi-laced ice cream and curry-injected shrimp.
Sep 26, 2006 | 02:37 PM CDT
By: Robert Sobel, FONA International
Applying the lead user process to identify and implement new F&F technologies. Technology and innovation initiatives at flavor companies often are misunderstood or, worse, mismanaged because of poor understanding of the relationships between technology, innovation and the company’s business engine. This article will attempt to shed some much-needed light on the connections between these three variables, as well as the challenges in reaching a harmonious balance among them.
Jun 06, 2006 | 03:21 PM CDT
By: Donald Roberts and Anne Plotto
The essential oil from peppermint, Mentha x piperita L., is one of the most widely used oils by the flavor industry for mint flavoring. However, abundant literature and experts’ observations report the varying composition and organoleptic profiles of peppermint oils according to the region of production, climatic variation and harvest date.1-3
Jun 06, 2006 | 03:09 PM CDT
By: Jens Uhlemann, Birgit Schleifenbaum and Heinz-…
The present overview is intended for the flavor practitioner who seeks an understanding of economically feasible and commercially available flavor encapsulation technologies and the issues involved in using these technologies and related products.
May 30, 2006 | 02:10 PM CDT
By: J. Stephan Jellinek
Many of the most pleasurable culinary experiences happen before you take the first bite or sip: think of the enticing scent of pizza just coming out of the oven that makes you stop in front of a pizza place when you hadn’t even been aware that you were getting hungry; of the aroma of freshly brewed coffee that makes you forget the pain of having to get out of bed early; of the warm, subtle blend of spices and seafood and cream that makes your mouth water when the waitress puts a bowl of lobster bisque down in front of you.