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This week's events include Seoul Food 2013 (Seoul), NAFFS Technical Meeting: Nutrition as a Lifestyle Or Health Change (New Brunswick, NJ), WFFC Cincinnati: "Spice It Up" (Cincinnati).

Industry News

Senomyx, Firmenich Ink Deal to Extend Sweet Taste Program
The amended agreement extends the period of research funding from Firmenich through July 2016; allows Senomyx to market certain sweet flavor ingredients directly to flavor companies.
Fragrance Foundation France Fêtes 2013 Award Winners
At the Fragrance Foundation event on April 11, hosted by Sabine Chabbert, associate director of the Fragrance Foundation France, nine perfumes and one brand were awarded with 14 prizes.
Givaudan Invests in Nantong, China Savory Flavors Manufacturing Facility
The company has invested RMB 335 million (CHF 50 million) in new facility, which is slated to be fully operational in 2015 and will produce culinary flavor blends, snack seasonings, spray dries and process flavors.
Omega, Misitano & Stracuzzi Enter Citrus Essential Oils Distribution Pact
Omega Ingredients has formed a new partnership with Misitano & Stracuzzi to distribute its Italian citrus essential oils to the U.K. market.
PFW Aroma Chemicals Creates Business Development Manager Role
PFW Aroma Chemicals has named Andre van den Anker to a newly created position of new business development manager. David Whitaker has joined as head of sales and marketing for the aroma chemical division.
Roja Dove Named International Ambassador for GREAT Britain Campaign
British master perfumer Roja Dove has been named an international ambassador for the GREAT Britain Campaign, which promotes the country's creative attributes and more.
EFSA: "Some Concern" Remains for Genotoxic Potential of p-mentha-1,8-dien-7-al
Based on the presently available data, the panel concluded that some concern for the genotoxic potential of p-mentha-1,8-dien-7-al remains; orders further in vivo testing.
Sensient Inks Private Placement Debt Offering of Roughly $125 Million
Company issues $75 million and €38 million in 10-year, fixed-rate, senior notes. Financing will total about $125 million.
Treatt Launches New Website
Includes a portal where registered users can check on the status of their orders and more.
Symrise Develops Integrated Annual Corporate Report
Symrise has decided to stop publishing separate annual and sustainability reports and is moving in the direction of integrated reporting.

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