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Updated: Industry Events Calendar
Upcoming events include: Western Food Service and Hospitality Expo (Los Angeles), ASP Golf Classic (Colonia, NJ) and Elements New York (New York).
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Industry News

Spirit Flavors Add Interesting Taste Profiles to Foods, Beverages
“Adding Amaretto Flavor to iced tea or Tequila Flavor to cupcakes is on par with today’s flavor-focused consumer expectations," says Comax Flavors.
RCB International Receives FSSC 22000 Version 3 Certification
This certification for food safety systems includes ISO 22000:2005, ISO/TS 22002-1 and additional FSSC requirements.
Kancor Ingredients Launches Kancor North America Unit
Kancor North America is a global natural ingredients manufacturer serving the flavor and fragrance, food and beverage and personal care industries.
Amyris Q2 Loss Widens on Tough Year-Ago Comparisons
The company, which has transitioned out of its ethanol and ethanol-blended gasoline operations, continues to ramp up farnesene production volume at its production facility in Brotas, Brazil.
Kerry Group PLC 1H Profit Up 12.2%
In its ingredients and flavors business, revenue rose 4.1% to €2.16 billion during the first half, reflecting 2.9% like for like (LFL) growth.
Symrise 1H Sales Up 7.2%; North America Shows Strongest Sales Growth
Symrise also confirmed its goal for 2013 to exceed growth of the global market for fragrances and flavors, which is estimated to be between 2% and 3%.
ACI 2012 Sustainability Report Shows Decreases in Energy Use and More
The American Cleaning Institute’s 2013 sustainability report shows overall decreases by member companies in energy use, greenhouse gas emissions, water use and solid waste generation.
FONA Named Among "101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For"
FONA International was named one of Chicago's 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work For by the National Association for Business Resources (NABR).
IFF Q2 Net Up 15% Amid Double-Digit Emerging Markets Growth
On a like-for-like basis, total consolidated sales growth of 8% was a result of 8% growth in fragrance and 8% growth in flavors.
IFRA North America Names Jim Neill as VP, Government Affairs
Neill, who has worked on Capital Hill, will lead IFRANA’s state, federal, and Canadian legislative and regulatory programs and will assist in building strategic relationships with key stakeholders, including customer industries and NGO communities.
Fragrance West Names Steve E. Raphel President
Also new to Fragrance West are key personnel to round out its sales and marketing teams: Brian Wills, Susanne Mayle, Gloria Albrecht and Karri Witt, who all joined the company from their previous posts at Monarch Fragrances.
FFS Promotes MacLean as Director of Strategic Accounts
Warren MacLean is based in Flavor and Fragrance Specialties' Mahwah, New Jersey facility and is responsible for business management at corporate accounts.
Odor Representation Changes After the First Breath, Study Finds
A recent study has found that representation of an odor in the olfactory bulb changes after the first breath, and that an olfactory retentivity persists at the central level, a phenomenon comparable to what occurs in other sensory systems, such as vision and hearing.

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