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Flavorcon Update

More than 25 Experts Join Flavorcon 2013 Speaker Lineup
Don't miss the next registration cut-off.

Calendar of Events

Updated: Industry Events Calendar
This week's events include: Fashion Branding: Crafting Your 10 Second Pitch (Online).

Industry News

PureCircle's Rebaudioside X Receives Self-affirmed GRAS Status
PureCircle has now elected to formally submit its GRAS notification to the FDA for the agency's additional safety review of the stevia sweetener product.
IFF Releases Annual Sustainability Report
Its 2012 performance includes reducing carbon emissions by 6.4%, reducing energy use by 4.4%, reduced water use by 12.2%, and a 9.6% reduction in hazardous waste.
Firmenich Celebrates the Science Behind Culinary Arts
Firmenich joined three-star Michelin chef Pierre Gagnaire, the University of Geneva and supermarket chain Migros in a culinary arts event in Geneva to celebrate the link between culinary creativity and science.
Givaudan to Unveil New Fragrance Center in Singapore in ‘14
The new facility in Singapore is part of Givaudan's global 2015 business strategy and currently represents its largest investment in the region.
John Bailey Re-elected for Second Term as BSP President
In other news, Bailey will co-coordinate a book project marking the 50th anniversary of the British Society of Perfumers called, "British Perfumery ... a Fragrant History."
Jourdet Named President of Société Française des Parfumeurs
Educator and perfumer takes helm for second time.
Allylix Receives Biotechnology Innovation Award
San Diego Business Journal grants Allylix Inc. award for yeast fermentation technology.
Jack Corley of Symrise PureScents Named Member of NSF International
As a representative of the fragrance and cosmetics industry, Corley will give technical guidance on independent nonprofit NSF International's public health and safety standards.
Wixon Introduces Zesty Sauce Seasonings
New offerings include Backwoods Beef Stick Ketchup, Bacon Ketchup, Bacon, Mushroom & Swiss Cheese and Bombay Curry Ketchup.
McCormick Q2 Net Falls 2.2% on Acquisition Costs, Lower Industrial Sales
McCormick boosts fiscal 2013 sales growth outlook by one percentage point, but cuts full-year earnings projection to reflect WAPC costs and lower industrial demand from quick service restaurants in North America and China.
Phil Gould, F&F Market Visionary in the Middle East, Dies at 60
Gould, who worked in the flavor and fragrance industry for about 43 years and helped to pioneer business in the Middle East, died in Dubai following a year-long battle with cancer.
Prolitec Appoints Chief Engineer and Principal Designer
Matthew Ansley appointed as chief engineer; Howard Tanner appointed as principal designer.

Featured: A Special Woodland Scent Created for a Special Day

Formulation Story: The Scent of Heritage Woodland
A perfumery collaboration comprising fir balsam absolute, patchouli a l’ancienne, Highland Myrtle oil and more.

Featured Event

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