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Jul 06, 2016 | 12:52 PM CDT

Flavor Bites: Ethyl Lactate

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.

Jun 02, 2016 | 12:03 PM CDT

Patent Pick: Taking Control Over Stevia's Sweetness


Rebaudioside D is in high demand. Just ask any dieter. Its impact on the sweetness of stevia is what drove these innovators to improve controls over its levels during the sweetener's production. This patent explains.

May 13, 2016 | 02:19 PM CDT

Givaudan Opens Facility in Pakistan, Invests in Halal-Accredited Flavors

Givaudan's new facility in Pakistan will focus on halal-certified flavor development for beverages and snacks.

May 10, 2016 | 05:33 PM CDT

Patent Pick: Fresh-pressed Polyphenol Flavor Enhancer


Takasago takes polyphenols and saccharides very seriously. And apparently straight from the juicer, as this flavor-enhancing patent explains.

May 10, 2016 | 02:47 PM CDT

Flavor Bites: iso-Valeraldehyde

By: John Wright

A quintessential malt flavor, iso-Valeraldehyde, offers a significant lift to many heated and non-heated flavors.

May 09, 2016 | 02:38 PM CDT

Frutarom Buys Extrakt Chemie

Frutarom acquired Extrakt Chemie Dr. Bruno Stellmach GmbH & Co. KG and its plant property for $6 million in cash.

May 04, 2016 | 04:04 PM CDT

Get Sticky: 4 Trends Set to Impact Global Syrups Market

Global Syrups Market

Technavio’s latest report identifies the increase in overweight, obese and diabetic individuals as being one of the trends impacting the market through 2020.

May 02, 2016 | 11:41 AM CDT

FONA International Adds Four New Women to the Roster

FONA International announced four new additions to the company, taking on the roles of director of customer and culture excellence, flavorist, scientist and marketing.