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Flavorcon Update

Flavorcon 1-Week Countdown: Final Chance to Register
Flavorcon unites flavor, food science and product development by delivering technical and marketing information in an intensive, interactive environment and providing practical takeaways for you to share with your teams.

Calendar of Events

Updated: Industry Events Calendar
This week's events include: Odysense – China Perfumer Trek (New York), WFFC Novemberfest (Rosemont, IL), Supply Side West (Las Vegas).
New Job Openings
P&F has posted new job openings on its careers page.
WPC 2014: Program Advisers, Supporting Organizations Announced
The Future of Fragrance will explore the industry's challenges and inspire its creative spirit.
Perfumer & Flavorist Raw Material Bulletin
Do you have an ingredient that you would like to recommend to the flavor and fragrance industry?

Industry News

Naturex's Revenue for First Nine Months of FY13 Up 8.7%
Nutrition and health, largely focused on the U.S. market, maintained strong growth with sales of €83.5 million, up 27.3% at constant exchange rates.
Symrise Nine-Month Net Income Up 11%; Boosted By Aroma Molecules
Syrmise AG’s nine-month net income rose 11% and its sales jumped 6% amid double-digit growth in nearly all of its regions of operations and particularly higher demand in aroma molecules and fragrances.
Brenntag Q3 Net Income Up 1.9%; Sees Improvement in Europe Region
The company said it was "encouraged" by the developments of its European segment which is starting to reflect the internal efficiency gains initiated in the previous year.
IFF Q3 Rev Up 5%; Greater Stability in Fragrance Ingredients Seen
Fragrance ingredients’ third-quarter local currency sales growth was flat, year-over-year, and is showing signs of stabilization. IFF said the majority of product families experienced volume growth during the quarter.
FDA Opens 60-Day Comment Period For Artificial Trans Fat Ruling
The agency has opened a 60-day comment period on this preliminary determination to collect additional data and to gain input on the time potentially needed for food manufacturers to reformulate.
Asia Plantation Capital Develops Agarwood Plantation JV in Thailand
On land owned by the K. Pipat families, Asia Plantation Capital will develop both an Agarwood plantation and a full visitor center for tourists.
Study: Three-fourths of Consumers Look for Innovative Flavor on Menus
According to a recent Technomic study, 73% of consumers say that if they try and like a menu item with an innovative flavor, they would be highly likely to return to the restaurant for the same menu item.
Pinova Holdings Publishes Stewardship Report 2012
“2012 marked a year of transition and re-invigoration in our company’s approach to sustainability," said Ted Butz, president and CEO of Pinova Holdings.
Report: 15% of US Respondents Plan to Buy Fragrance this Holiday
U.S. consumers are expected to spend the same amount this holiday shopping season or more than last year, according to data from a recent NPD Holiday Spending survey.

Featured Event

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