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Flavorcon Weekly Update

Schieberle Joins Flavorcon
Flavor value expert joins growing list of leading flavor speakers.

Calendar of Events

Updated: Industry Events Calendar
This week's events include BevTech '13 (Fort Lauderdale, FL), Pratt Institute Art of Packaging Award Gala (New York), SupplySide Marketplace NYC (New York).
Mark Your Calendar: NYIFT Suppliers' Day
The New York Institute of Food Technologists Inc. will host the NYIFT Suppliers' Day at Garden State Exhibit Center, Somerset, N.J., on May 7.
Save the Date: ASP Symposium/Ingredient Expo 2013
The American Society of Perfumers symposium and expo is slated for Thursday, Sept. 12 at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square, New York, N.Y.
Perfumer & Flavorist Raw Material Bulletin
Do you have an ingredient that you would like to recommend to the flavor and fragrance industry?

Industry News

WFFC Reveals Recipients of Lifetime Achievement, Recognition Awards
The 2013 award recipients will be honored June 5 during a cocktail reception and dinner at Highlawn Pavillion, Eagle Rock Reservation, West Orange, N.J.
Symrise Invests €10M in New Holzminden Research Center
With the new R&D building now open, the company said a special point of emphasis was put on researching functional ingredients for healthy nutrition and "conscious" personal care.
McCormick Forecasts 2013 Grilling Season Trends
McCormick is forecasting that smoke and spice pairings, grilled fruit drinks and DIY condiments are among the list of trends for 2013 grilling season.
Oriental Scents Strong Trend in Home Care Fragrance in Middle East, Africa
Euromonitor analyst Anaïs Mirval says traditional oriental scents, Oud in particular, are enjoying growing popularity in laundry detergents in the Middle East and Africa.
Symrise Earmarks €125M Research Loan for Functional Ingredients
Symrise obtains a loan from the European Investment Bank to fund research mainly for functional ingredients for cosmetics, healthy nutrition.
Wixon Introduces ‘Southern-Style’ Menu Concepts
Offers a Southern-style coating system ideal for poultry that features technologies for blocking bitter notes from over-frying.
Symrise Names Steiner Regional President Fragrances, Oral Care N.A.
Amid Symrise's expansion of its fragrance business in North America, and the completed Belmay acquisition, Andreas Steiner is taking on a new role as regional president fragrances and oral care in North America.
Robertet Flavors Names Sales Execs To Strengthen Global Strategy
The company names Jason Baisch and promotes Franklin Bott to strengthen its strategic sales focus on global customers.
SensiDerm Animal Replacement Assays Selected By Cosmetics Europe
COLIPA was a partner with Proteome Sciences in a large EU-funded research project dedicated to develop and optimize in-vitro test strategies that could reduce or replace animal testing for sensitization studies.
IFRA North America Has A New Location
As of May 1, IFRA North America will be located at: 1655 N. Fort Myer Drive, Suite 875, Arlington, VA, 22209.
Senomyx Q1 Loss Widens; Company Backs Outlook Amid Firmenich Pact
Company says the research collaboration with Firmenich will provide non-dilutive additional funding commitments and bolster commercial revenue opportunity.
Sigma-Aldrich Q1 Net Climbs 4.3%
The company also backed its 2013 outlook, although it says macroeconomic uncertainties in the U.S. and Europe have impacted overall research funding.
BASF and JV Partner To Invest $500M in Aromas Ingredients Plants in Malaysia
Through an existing JV in Gebeng, Kuantan, BASF and Petronas Chemicals Group Berhad plan for citral and precursor plants and will invest in downstream production for aroma ingredients including a new plant for L-menthol and a plant for citronellol.
Frutarom Transfers Loxstedt-Nesse Spice Ops to Other Locations
The operations are being transferred to other locations Frutarom already has in Germany: Sittensen, Bramstadt, R&D center in Holdorf.
Monell Alumnus Larry Clark To Receive Kerry-Manheimer Award
On April 29, Clark will receive the Monell Center's Kerry-Manheimer Award, which recognizes outstanding researchers in chemosensory sciences.
BASF Q1 Sales Rise 4.8%; Still Sees GDP Growth of 2.4%
The company posted strong results in its agricultural solutions and oil and gas units, although the company said higher raw material costs hurt margins in its performance products segment.
CSPA Air Care Unit Launches Public Website With Science and Safety Info
The Consumer Specialty Products Association's (CSPA) air care division has recently launched a new public website all about the air care product category, which includes technology, science and safe use information.
Kalsec Expands Capacity for Natural Spice, Herb and Vegetable Extracts
The multi-million dollar investment will offer increased flexibility and automation in the standardization and packaging of Kalsec's liquid spice, herb and vegetable extracts.
Kalsec Names New Distributor for India, Bangladesh Markets
Connell Brothers Company (India) Pvt. Ltd. will be the distributor of Kalsec products to the India and Bangladesh markets.

Featured Event

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