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Flavorcon Update

Flavorcon Hotel Deadline Coming October 20
Final registration deadline coming just a few weeks! Click through for program and speaker details.

Calendar of Events

Updated: Industry Events Calendar
This week's events include: October Society of Flavor Chemists Meeting #410 (Chicago) and Evening Networking CosmeticInfoPaca (Grasse, France).
Perfumer & Flavorist Raw Material Bulletin
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Industry News

Who's Driving the Flavor Industry's Reputation?
Just added: "How Junk Food Can End Obesity" author David H. Freedman. This year’s FEMA Fall Symposium will address, among other topics, external reputation drivers, including legislators and regulators, social and digital media influencers, traditional media and consumers, and ethical supply chain managers.
Givaudan Nine-month Sales 2013 Driven by New Wins, Market Growth
Givaudan (Geneva) has reported sales of CHF 3,318 million in the first nine months of 2013, an increase of 5.0% (all percentages based on a "like-for-like" basis, which excludes the impact of currency, acquisitions and disposals).
Firmenich Full-year 2013 Results Reflect Growth in Fragrance and Flavor
Driven by "high-growth" regions including China, North America, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Firmenich annual sales for the period ending June 30 increased 7% in local currencies and 10% in Swiss Francs, totaling CHF 2,891 million.
Brenntag Names Beckmann CEO of Brenntag EMEA Region
He succeeds Harry van Baarlen who is retiring as CEO of Brenntag Europe after 18 years of working with the company.
Symrise Names Cabotin VP Overseeing Sales, Sustainability, Scent & Care
Anne Cabotin will steer fragrance & oral care sales activities in Southern Europe in addition to her role as vp, scent & care sustainability strategy.
Amyris' Farnesene Plant Meets Production Performance Targets
The farnesene plant in Brazil has achieved the production run rate of 1 million liters over a 45-day period, surpassing the production performance milestones under the purchase agreement for financing.
Citromax Names Andy Blum Vice President of Product Development
Blum will support the company's goals to expand its strength in organic lemon, particularly a complete product stream for organic lemon products.
SAVE THE DATE: 2014 Society of Flavor Chemists Symposium
The Society of Flavor Chemists is hosting a symposium on Oct. 8 - 9, 2014 at the Liberty Science Center, Jersey City, NJ.
Firmenich Improves Performance in Several Environmental Indicators
The company improved performance in seven of its eight environmental indicators, showed improvement in its safety performance by 33% and its global product quality by 17%.
IFEAT Study Tour: Yunnan and Guangdong, China 2014
IFEAT is hosting a study tour of Yunnan and Guangdong, China, which is designed to give participants much greater insights into the production, processing and trade in both essential oils and aroma chemicals.

Featured Event

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