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Flavorcon Update

New Speakers Announced at Flavorcon 2013
Alert: Early bird rate ends July 1.

Calendar of Events

Updated: Industry Events Calendar
Upcoming events include Flavor Workshop: Basic Flavor Systems (St. Paul, MN) and Beautyworld Middle East/Elements Showcase Dubai (Dubai).
Perfumer & Flavorist Raw Material Bulletin
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Industry News

CEW Reveals 2013 Beauty Insiders’ Choice Award Winners
The event was held May 17 at the Waldorf Astoria in New York, where 36 awards were presented to the teams behind the year's most innovative products.
Flotek Industries Acquires Florida Chemical Co.
Florida Chemical will become a unit of Flotek and will continue to operate from its Winter Haven, Fla. headquarters, processing citrus oil for the oil and gas industry as well as the flavor and fragrance industry.
Treatt Net Profit Surges 40% Amid Resource Realignment, Cost Controls
Manufacturing bases in the U.K., U.S. and Kenya and volumes in the first six months of the year are up by 33% with plant utilization at high levels; sales of tea, citrus ingredients are performing particularly well.
Scientists Find HDMF Plays A Key Role in Strawberry's Aroma
According to the study, HDMF plays an important role in strawberry's aroma; biosynthetic processes might be used soon to prepare the true flavor of strawberry from fructose, for example.
Fragrance Foundation To Award Morillas as Perfumer of the Year
The Fragrance Foundation has named Alberto Morillas as the first-time recipient of the perfumer of the year, lifetime achievement award, which will be presented on June 12 at the Fragrance Foundation awards.
Naturex Reveals Number of Shares and Voting Rights
Naturex said its number of exercisable voting rights is 8,809,160 as at April 30, 2013.
Wixon Appoints Steve Fischer as Pricing Specialist
Fischer will be responsible for maintaining recurring price lists for all of Wixon’s divisions, as well as developing new price quotes for internal stakeholders.
Robertet Names Dabrowski Robertet Flavors Research Chef
Dabrowski will develop new products with Robertet's flavor applications team while using his culinary expertise to expand the company's capabilities.
EFSA Rules Out Genotoxic Concerns for Five α,β-Unsaturated Flavorings
This panel said this conclusion can be applied to 2,6-dimethyl-2,5,7-octatriene-1-ol acetate as well as four substances which have the α,β-unsaturation in an aliphatic side-chain and are methylated in the α-position of the α,β-unsaturation.
Report: Emerging Markets to Dominate Top Five Largest Economies in 2020
Euromonitor predicts China will become the world's largest economy in 2017; emerging markets expected to overtake developed countries in their share of global economy in Purchasing Power Parity terms in 2013.

Featured Event

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