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2014 World Perfumery Congress: Meet the Keynote Speaker

2014 World Perfumery Congress: Meet the Keynote Speaker
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Industry News | People News

Bell Adds Employees, Promotes to Help Grow Global Fragrance Business
The company names Marvel Fields senior perfumer and Fabio Azevedo senior account director for fragrances. Promotes Kelli Heinz.
IFF Names Matthias Haeni Group President, Flavors, Effective April 1
Matthias Haeni succeeds Hernan Vaisman, who announced his intention to retire as of April 1, 2014.
Givaudan in Talks to Buy Soliance to Boost its Ingredients Portfolio
Soliance, which develops active ingredients derived from vegetable sources, microorganisms and microalgae, is slated to become a key part of the company's cosmetic ingredients business as well as its fragrance division and R&D.
Wild Sets its Growth Sights on India
The company, which has been present in India since acquiring the A.M. Todd Group in 2011, recently expanded its production capabilities at the site in Tarapur, India and opened a new site in Lucknow.
Wild Expands Berlin and Valencia Sites
With an eye for growth, Wild plans to ultimately turn its recently acquired property on the Spree river in Berlin into a production area and its plots in Valencia, Spain to facilitate truck flow and create room for a warehouse.
Sensient in Opposition to Activist Hedge Fund's Board Nominee Plans
FrontFour's letter detailing plans to nominate individuals to Sensient's board would be in the hedge fund's own self-interest, Sensient said, but not in the best interests of Sensient's long-term shareholders, customers, employees and other stakeholders and would be "disruptive."
Berjé Gets Excellent Rating from SQF for Food Safety Modernization Act
Berjé scored 98% and was rated “Excellent” within a rigorous testing category, reflecting food safety, quality materials management and superior process control.

Regulatory News | Research | Trends

California Senator Calls for Warning Labels on Sugary Drinks
The proposed legislation would place a simple warning on the front of all beverage containers with added sweeteners that have 75 or more calories per 12 ounces.
EU Proposes More Strict Regulation of Perfume Ingredients
The report recommended restricting the concentration of 12 substances including citral, coumarin and eugenol to 0.01% of the finished product.
Report: French Fragrances Sector Driven By Women Aged 45 and Up
At a compound annual growth rate of 0.6%, targeting these women’s desire to indulge themselves is key to success, said a new report from Canadean.

Calendar of Events | Raw Material Bulletin

Updated: Industry Events Calendar
Upcoming events include: ACS-ICSCT Symposium (Bangkok), Joint NAFFS, CSA and SFC Meeting (Anaheim, CA), BSF Exhibition (Amsterdam).
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