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Industry News

Ottens Flavors Names Steffen Scheide Senior Flavorist, Savory Group
Scheide currently serves as section chair-elect for the Washington, D.C. section of the Institute of Food Technologists.
Study Reveals That Color Affects Taste Perception
D.D. Williamson recently conducted an informal taste test with two dozen students, which revealed that color affects taste perception; teens ranked pink-colored beverage as their favorite.
Takasago Upgrades Mint, Oral Care Capabilities in North, South America
Takasago's Vinhedo, Brazil-based facility now features new laboratory and applications areas that complement the site’s mint flavor compounding facility; a mint liquid production suite has been installed in a redeveloped area of the existing plant in Teterboro, N.J.
Wixon Names Mel Mann Director of Flavor Innovation
In this newly created position, Mann will oversee the company's flavor lab and will develop and implement innovation processes for the organization to support new product growth.
2013 Eric Bruell Distinguished Service Award Honoree Announced
IFRA North America will honor Takasago's Sean Traynor, the recipient of the 2013 Eric Bruell Distinguished Service Award, during its 2013 spring dinner on April 10.
Kalsec Adds New Applications Lab in Shanghai; Appoints Managers
The company said it will officially open its newest application laboratory in May 2013 at the Kalsec facility in Shanghai; it also names two new managers for the region.
Firmenich Launches Bourbon Vanilla Sourced From Rainforest Alliance Farms
Firmenich has begun commercializing bourbon vanilla that has been sourced from Rainforest Alliance certified farms.
Naturex 2012 Revenue Climbs 18%, Profit Jumps Nearly 47%
Emerging markets accounted for 17.7% of the annual revenue.
Lombardo To Recieve FEMA's Richard L. Hall Distinguished Service Award
FEMA President George C. Robinson III will present the award to Robertet's Peter Lombardo on May 7, at FEMA's 104th Annual Convention, to be held at the Ritz-Carlton Palm Beach, FL.
Lombardo To Recieve FEMA's Richard L. Hall Distinguished Service Award
FEMA President George C. Robinson III will present the award to Robertet's Peter Lombardo on May 7, at FEMA's 104th Annual Convention, to be held at the Ritz-Carlton Palm Beach, FL.
Ottens Flavors Names Sharafbafi Senior Food Technologist
Negin Sharafbafi has spoken at numerous scientific meetings and published research in the area of mouthfeel and fiber in dairy products.

Calendar of Events

Updated: Industry Events Calendar
Upcoming events include IFRA Workshop (Hasbrouck Heights, NJ), IFRA North America 2013 Spring Dinner (West Paterson, NJ), Pole-PASS Members Lunch (Grasse, France).
Perfumer & Flavorist Raw Material Bulletin
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Featured Event

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