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Flavorcon Update

Flavorcon 2013: June 30 Early Bird Deadline Approaching
Don't miss prime attendee rates for this flavor and product development event.

Calendar of Events

Updated: Industry Events Calendar
Upcoming events include Salon International des Matières Premières pour la Parfumerie (Paris), Fi Asia-China (Shanghai), The Future of Retail Tech (New York).
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Industry News

Fragrance Foundation Reveals 2013 Award Winners
On June 12, at Lincoln Center in New York, The Fragrance Foundation unveiled the much anticipated 2013 Fragrance Foundation Awards.
Barry Pava, Chemist, Perfumer, Formulator and Marketer, Dies at 69
Pava spent an over 40-year career in the industry as an accomplished chemist, perfumer, formulator and marketer working with companies such as Felton, Stepan, Florasynth and American Vitamin Company.
FEMA Cuts 3-Acetyl-2,5-dimethylthiophene from FEMA GRAS List
Additionally, the European Union has removed the substance from the Union List of flavoring substances approved for use in or on food in Europe.
FIT Talks Technology at "Beauty in a Digital World"
The FIT Master's Degree Program for Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing and Management presented their projections for the beauty industry in the digital world including the emergence of predictive analytics technology.
Wixon Offers On-Trend Seasonings for Protein
New products include Bourbon Street Meatball Seasoning, Brazilian Meatball Seasoning, Cajun Fah-Yuh Sausage Seasoning and more.
IFRA Releases 47th Amendment to IFRA Code of Practice
The amendment consists of new and revised standards based on the dermal sensitization QRA, a new standard restricting the use of Furfural and more.
Ungerer Expects Oud, Oriental Scents Will Influence 2014
Fragrances focus on “blends of oud and rich spice including saffron and cardamom" as well as "rose and leather" and "unusual twists on violet and lemongrass.”
Symrise Expands Powder Mixing Plant, Raw Materials Warehouse
The new powder mixing operations, part of the company's €220 million investment program, will improve efficiency and capacity.
Men Spending 4% More on Their Fragrances; One Quarter Opt for Gift Sets
Men, and those who purchase fragrance for them, are spending 4% more on fragrances compared to a year ago, specifically on more expensive gift sets; 25% purchased a pre-packaged gift set, market researcher NPD says.
Monell-Led Research Identifies Scent of Melanoma
A nano-sensor was able to distinguish differences in volatile organic compounds, many of which are odorous, from normal and several different types of melanoma cells.
IFRA North America Holds its Annual Golf Outing
IFRA North America had its annual golf outing on Monday June 3, 2013; more photos on P&F's Facebook page.
Fruit-flavored Yogurt Dominates Market; Flavors Get Sophisticated
Majority of the world prefers fruit flavors in yogurts; split-pot concept is boosting flavor sophistication.
NAFFS Convention To Explore Formulating with Non-Nutritive Sweeteners
Save the date. On Oct. 24-27, the National Association of Flavors and Food-Ingredient Systems will explore the challenges, obstacles and successes of formulating with non-nutritive sweeteners.
Emerald Performance Materials Launches New Website
New features include access to more than 4,000 MSDS and other documents.

Featured Event

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