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Bovill Family Seeks Buyer for its Treatt Shares
Bjornstad and Jendal A/S is a potential "concert party."
Frutarom F&F Ingredients Unit Appoints Badre, Promotes Potocek
Eglantine Badre will join the company as business development manager–flavor extracts; Potocek has been promoted to the role of regional sales manager–F&F ingredients for the East Coast USA.
EFSA Supports Euro Commission in Defining Endrocine Disruptors Criteria
Ahead of a scientific meeting in Brussels, the EFSA issues a written statement saying it’s “supporting the European Commission in defining scientific criteria for endocrine disruptors."
Symrise Launches Laundry Perfume Oils Well-suited for Detergents
According to Symrise, SymCap K LD securely encloses the fragrance and releases it onto the fabric through friction or light pressure—even months later.
Givaudan's Annual Meeting Reelects Board Members, OKs Distribution
Irina du Bois and Peter Kappeler have been reelected in individual elections; shareholder distribution of CHF 36.00 per share approved.
Iberchem Launches Scentium Flavors Brand Worldwide
Last October, Iberchem had chosen the name of the group's line of 7,000 flavors for foodstuffs, but the company waited until its 25th anniversary to launch the new brand name worldwide.
IFRA Updates Transparency List
The updated list reflects the addition of 180 new fragrance ingredients (including 45 brand new materials and 135 already in the RIFM database but previously used only as flavor ingredients) and 182 ingredients that were removed from the transparency list.
Givaudan 2012 Sustainability Report Reveals Sustainable Natural Sourcing Aims
The company says its sustainability commitments include focusing on expanding sustainable sourcing for natural ingredients.
Fragrance Market Smelling Sweet in Brazil
Euromonitor looks at the growth possibilities for the premium fragrance market in Brazil, urged on by the Internet and lower unit prices.

Calendar of Events

Updated: Industry Events Calendar
Upcoming events include Cleaning Products Europe (Prague), IFRA Workshop (Hasbrouck Heights, NJ), IFRA North America 2013 Spring Dinner (West Paterson, NJ).
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Featured Event

Nov 18-19, 2013 | Atlantic City, NJ, USA
Flavorcon 2013