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Oct 04, 2016 | 10:00 AM CDT

Endpoint. Moving Past Both Empty Wrappers and Science

By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Scientific Acquisitions Ed…

How can our businesses ensure consumers receive the right information when choosing products? Perhaps it's time we use our senses to find out.

Oct 04, 2016 | 09:02 AM CDT

Organoleptic Characteristics of Flavor Materials: October 2016

By: Judith Michalski

Green tea oil, parsley seed oil, cognac oil, ethyl cyclopentenolone natural and more.

Sep 29, 2016 | 10:19 AM CDT

Bell Mexico Promotes Michael Natale

Michael Natale headshot

To grow Bell Flavors and Fragrances' commitment to domestic and global business, Bell Mexico promoted Michael Natale at its Guadalajara, Mexico facility.

Aug 30, 2016 | 09:12 PM CDT

Flavor Bites: Cinnamyl Alcohol

By: John Wright

A combination of balsamic honey notes with unique floral nuances, cinnamyl alcohol adds depth and complexity to a variety of brown and fruit flavors.

Aug 30, 2016 | 04:00 PM CDT

Endpoint: A Discussion on Natural

By: Rachel Grabenhofer, Scientific Acquisitions Ed…

Natural flavors: a tasteful discussion.

Aug 29, 2016 | 02:19 PM CDT

What's Your Flavorprint?

You could say our flavor preferences are as unique as a snowflake, hand print or a product UPC code. Vivanda Inc.'s latest digital innovation maps out flavor using a taste profile database.

Aug 19, 2016 | 05:14 PM CDT

Patent Pick: Pet Food Flavor Additives


Nearly 70 million dogs are the pet of choice in the United States; this is surpassed by 74 million pet cats. What does this have to do with F&F? Think: pet food flavor and nutrition additives.

Aug 02, 2016 | 12:44 PM CDT

Flavor Bites: Benzyl acetate

By: John Wright

Though this ingredient is mostly associated with berry flavors, its characteristics can provide a striking berry nuance in a variety of non-fruit flavors.

Jul 06, 2016 | 12:52 PM CDT

Flavor Bites: Ethyl Lactate

A bottle of wine
By: John Wright

While not a highly recognizable component of any flavor, ethyl lactate adds complexity, e.g., in the wines in my cellar.

Jun 08, 2016 | 12:35 PM CDT

Flavor Bites: (E)-2-(3,7-Dimethyl 2,6-octadienyl) cyclopentanone

By: John Wright

Overall, this quite complex chemical assumes a surprised resemblance to natural apricots.