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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.
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.
Though this ingredient is mostly associated with berry flavors, its characteristics can provide a striking berry nuance in a variety of non-fruit flavors.
While not a highly recognizable component of any flavor, ethyl lactate adds complexity, e.g., in the wines in my cellar.
Overall, this quite complex chemical assumes a surprised resemblance to natural apricots.
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.
Givaudan's new facility in Pakistan will focus on halal-certified flavor development for beverages and snacks.
Takasago takes polyphenols and saccharides very seriously. And apparently straight from the juicer, as this flavor-enhancing patent explains.
A quintessential malt flavor, iso-Valeraldehyde, offers a significant lift to many heated and non-heated flavors.
Frutarom acquired Extrakt Chemie Dr. Bruno Stellmach GmbH & Co. KG and its plant property for $6 million in cash.