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Updated: Industry Events Calendar
This week's events include Luxepack Shanghai (Shanghai) and Emotions and Experiments in Perfumes, Cosmetics and Makeup (Neuilly-sur-Seine, France).

Industry News

Fire Destroys Two Floors of Takasago's Hiratsuka, Japan Factory
A fire broke out at Takasago's Hiratsuka Factory at around 11:10 a.m. on April 10, destroying the second and third floors of the building. No injuries were reported.
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.
Update: Fragrance Foundation Reveals Top Five Award Finalists
The Fragrance Foundation Awards 2013 Finalists Breakfast unveiled the top five finalists in each category; winners will be announced at The Fragrance Foundation Awards on June 12 at Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center in New York.
Givaudan Q1 Sales Rise; But Fine Fragrance Declines
Sales in fine fragrances and fragrance ingredients fell 5.5% and 5.6% on a like-for-like basis, respectively.
Jiang Receives Ajinomoto Award for Young Investigators in Gustation
Peihua Jiang has contributed to the understanding of the structure and function of taste receptor proteins and genes, and the identification and characterization of previously elusive adult taste stem cells.
IFF-LMR Naturals Names Nicol IFF-LMR Naturals Sales Manager Americas
Benoit Nicol will support the North America sales teams, develop external sales for IFF-LMR in the region and support the Latin American region with some key customers.
Kalsec Picks New Distributor for Products to India, Bangladesh Markets
Connell Brothers Company (India) Pvt. Ltd., headquartered in Mumbai with facilities in Delhi and a technical sales network across India, will distribute Kalsec products in India and Bangladesh.
Sensient Q1 Profit Falls On Restructuring Charge; But Boosts Outlook
The company boosts its 2013 per-share earnings outlook; flavors and fragrances group’s first-quarter revenue increased 1.1% to $217 million.
Wixon Names Dan Seagren as Programmer/Analyst
Seagren will be responsible for software development life cycles, designing and implementing database schemas, project management and the creation of design specifications.

Featured Event

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