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Calendar of Events

Updated: Industry Events Calendar
This week's events include: FI South America (Brazil), Tecnoalimentos Expo (Mexico), and International Cake Exploration Society (Kentucky).
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Industry News

Wild Boosts Brazilian Bev Market Presence; Buys Stake in Amazon Flavors
Wild calls Brazil's growth forecast "outstanding" and says Amazon Flavors' products such as natural flavors, extracts, emulsions and compounds will expand and support Wild’s global position in the food and beverage market.
Senomyx Q2 Loss Narrows; Direct Sales Strategy Underway
Under the new sales initiative, Senomyx's first product will be its S9632 sucrose modifier, which is expected to have its first commercial sale in late-2013 or early-2014 for end-use in non-alcoholic beverages and powdered beverages.
Bell Acquires Iceberg's Flavor Unit in São Paulo
Bell’s new facility will manufacture flavors, fragrances and botanical extracts for the South American market.
Symrise Sustainability Initiative Keeps Close Ties with Madagascar
Symrise AG is continuing with its ongoing connection with Madagascar and has recently sponsored a sporting event in New York, Rencontre Sportive Malgache (RSM), which brings together Malagasy nationals who reside in the U.S. and Canada.
Symrise Named Supply Chain Management Award Finalist
The company is one among four finalists nominated for the award, which honors intelligent and innovative solutions that significantly enhance a company’s competitive position and take on a pioneering role in the industry.
FDA Seeks Public Input on Menthol in Cigarettes; Funds Menthol Studies
The FDA is funding three menthol-related studies including one that examines how genetic differences in taste perceptions explain why certain racial and ethnic populations are more likely to use menthol cigarettes.
Sensient Introduces Natural, True-to-type Varietal Cherry Flavors
The range of natural and true-to-type varietal cherry flavors includes Attika, a sweet and tangy flavor profile with high almond and floral notes; Black Cherry, Maraschino, Morello, and more
Wixon Offers Gluten-free Seasonings, Mixes
New products include Gluten-Free Chocolate Brownie Mix, Gluten-Free Honey Butter Corn Bread Mix, Gluten-Free Vanilla Muffin Mix and more.
Report: Consumer Spend Cutback Hurts France's Fragrance Market Growth
France’s Fragrance market, the second most important sector in the country’s health and beauty industry, will witness slower growth as French consumers reduce their spending in an effort to save more, Canadean says.
Lavenu Named Project Manager, Marketing Consumer Goods at Mane
Lavenu had recently been a marketing manager of fragrance and flavor raw materials at Charabot, Robertet Group.
Sabinsa Names Jay Nair as CEO
Jayasankar "Jay" Nair, who was Sabinsa's CFO from 2001 to 2010, returns to the company as CEO.
Italian Fragrance Market Growth Not to Exceed 2% Until 2017
Economic pressures are weighing down results; men's fragrances are expected to grow more than women's fragrances, but not by much, Canadean says.
Obama Signs Executive Order for Chemical Facility Safety, Security
Effective Aug. 1, President Barack Obama has issued an executive order for improving chemical facility safety and security; a pilot program involving the EPA, Department of Labor, Department of Homeland Security, and any other appropriate agency will validate best practices.
Sense of Smell Linked to Genes, Study Says
A genetic variant, rs6591536, affects acceptance and choice of food and products containing β-ionone.
Omega Ingredients Partners With Lebermuth Co.
Lebermuth essential oils, and specifically its specialist mint ingredients, will now be available to Omega Ingredient’s clients in the U.K. and Europe.
Omega's Steve Pearce To Talk About Flavor on ITV's "Tonight" Show
Omega Ingredients founder and biochemist Steve Pearce will be featured during a special airing of the British television newsmagazine show, "Tonight," on Tuesday, Aug. 13.
Lavenu Named Project Manager, Marketing Consumer Goods at Mane
Lavenu had recently been a marketing manager of fragrance and flavor raw materials at Charabot, Robertet Group.

Featured Event

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